Cologne - Every club is required to hold a pre-season media day to allow media outlets, including the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, to get the inside scoop from the players themselves, and this year the Bundesliga has introduced something a little different: the Crossbar Challenge.
Five players from each club are chosen and get three goes each to hit the bar from the edge of the box. Can newly promoted side 1. FC Köln show the rest of the division how dead-ball kicking is done? Find out for yourself!
How they've fared so far: