Pep Guardiola takes to the podium in the press room at FC Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena. He later admitted to being "a little nervous" and it was little wonder...
...with more than 200 journalists from around the world present to witness the Catalan's return to football after a year's sabbatical
As sharply dressed as ever, Guardiola (2nd l.) poses for photos alongside sporting director Matthias Sammer (l.),
"Guten Tag und grüß Gott Damen und Herren" (Hello and good morning ladies and gentlemen") were Guardiola's first words in front of the assembled media crowd
And while he conducted the vast majority of the hour-long press conference in very good German,
Appearing thoughtful and modest, Guardiola said: "I'll have to adapt to the players here. Fans come to watch the team play, not the coach. I'll have to adjust."
The former FC Barcelona strategist was presented with a training top as the conference drew to a close, marking the start of a new chapter at FC Bayern
His wife Christina (l.) and daughter Maria (r.) were also in attendance, hidden amongst the masses of journalists
A highlights video gave the overview on Guardiola's stellar career to date; the picture in the background shows him lifting the UEFA Champions League trophy with Barcelona in 2011
Once the press conference was over, there were more photos to be taken out on the pitch at the Allianz...
Matthias Sammer (l.) will be working in tandem with Guardiola (r.) next season; both men are clearly well used to being in the limelight
First seat on the bench belongs to the head coach - and as of now, it has Guardiola's name on it at FC Bayern
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