FC Schalke 04 and Germany international midfielder Julian Draxler's path to stardom began at BV Rentfort, aged five
FC Schalke 04 and Germany international midfielder Julian Draxler's path to stardom began at BV Rentfort, aged five
Bundesliga

Tweets of the Week

Cologne - The Bundesliga took temporary hiatus this past week or so, but there was still plenty going on in the world of social media to keep fans entertained during the international break.

bundesliga.com gathers together the best from the Twittersphere over the last seven days...

Collector's item:

How about this for a piece of football gold? It's amazing to think that young

Julian Draxler

would go on to make his Bundesliga debut for FC Schalke 04 13 years later.

Papal honour:

FC Bayern München have lined up a very special post-match date for next week.

Borussia England:

Over in Blighty, fans are flocking in their droves to get a slice of the inimitable

Bundesliga pie

, not that we're surprised in the slightest.

Twitter bug:

Borussia Dortmund's

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

found time to sign up to Twitter during his spell on the sidelines.

Career change:

At 19, Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder

Marvin Schulz

is still to take his Bundesliga bow, but he's already thinking about what life after football might bring.

Tough tackler:

Bayern's

Dante

was delighted to see his name on

bundesliga.com

's first eleven for

tackles won

...

… the Brazilian also joined

Philipp Lahm

and

Franck Ribery

for a spot of cooking in the Bayern kitchen, with the latter looking particularly adept around the hob.

Moves that matter:

Students of Schalke's famed

Knappenschmiede

academy showed how their skills on the pitch extend to the dance floor.

Animal lovers:

Borussia Dortmund duo Oliver Kirch and

Marco Reus

enjoyed a day out at the local zoo.

Eye-catching display:

And finally, Germany fans thanked their World Cup-winning heroes for their efforts in Brazil over the summer with this fetching pre-match show ahead of

die Nationalmannschaft

's UEFA Euro 2016

qualifying draw

with the Republic of Ireland.