Berni, the Mascot & (Football-) Ambassador of FC Bayern München at the German Embassy!
Actually it is nothing special, that Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney hosts high-ranking guests at the Embassy. But this time the guest was Berni, the Mascot and (Football-) Ambassador of the record champions of German Bundesliga, FC Bayern München.
Enlarge image Berni with the Embassy Staff (© German Embassy New Delhi)
During his visit yesterday along with the representatives of FC Bayern München and Adidas India Berni had the ‘Meisterschale’ with him, the official trophy, which was awarded to the winner of the Bundesliga-Season (Winner of 2017 was once again – FC Bayern).
The visit was an absolute highlight for all football fans, not only at the embassy, but also in the German School, New Delhi. Enlarge image Berni with the Head of the Culture Department Dietrich Graf von der Schulenburg and Thomas Schmidt (© German Embassy New Delhi) Enlarge image Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney with Berni and the 'Meisterschale' (© German Embassy New Delhi) During his stay in India Berni will also attend the ‘FC Bayern Youth Cup’ on the coming weekend. At this football tournament, school teams from all over India compete against each other.
The winning team is allowed to fly to the international finals in Germany, where they can then follow a game of FC Bayern Munich in the stadium! Enlarge image Berni at the German School with the school children (© German Embassy New Delhi)