Munich - There used to be a time when wishing family, friends and admirers a ‘Merry Christmas’ meant sticking a card or letter in the mail well in advance of the big day.

Nowadays, though, we have Twitter - a modern-day medium cherished, among others, by some of the Bundesliga’s finest. Here's a round-up of festive tweets, starting with a communal greeting from the German, European and freshly-crowned world champions...