Expect all the fun of the fair with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Co. at BVB's Media Day - © © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
Expect all the fun of the fair with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Co. at BVB's Media Day - © © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA

Bundesliga Media Days: Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund - It'll be strange not seeing Jürgen Klopp's infectious smile at Borussia Dortmund in 2015/16, but there's arguably no better occasion to usher in the Thomas Tuchel era than the club's annual Media Day.

Dortmund media day: best bits

The event, which takes place at the Signal Iduna Park, is used to present BVB's new signings, take official photographs and produce exclusive media content for use throughout the upcoming campaign.

bundesliga.com rounds up the highlights…


2. World Cup winner cool, calm and collected

Mats Hummels was taking things easy at the Media Day. The BVB captain was incredibly relaxed as he jogged across the pitch in socks with his shoes in his hand. It was only when the camera turned on that he slipped into his boots before giving the camera a cheeky grin.


4. Bürki relishing reaching new heights

Another fresh face amongst the BVB crowd is Roman Bürki. The 24-year-old has been brought in to increase competition for the No1 jersey and is intent on building on the strong performances he put in for SC Freiburg. “It’s the first time in my career that I’ve played at a club as big as this,” admitted the Swiss international.

5. Defender on the move

The expansive nature of Dortmund’s training ground was certainly felt by the players come the end of the day’s session. Greek centre-back Sokratis preferred to make use of the readily available golf cart in order to take a little ride back to the changing rooms.

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Come rain or shine

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Mega montage

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Team talk

As you can see, they take the event very seriously...

Groups for the day

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The camera never lies

The BVB players are looking as splendid as ever in their traditional black and yellow ensemble...

Places please

Here's where the BVB players will line up for their official team photo. No chance of them sitting/ standing in the wrong place...

Good to go

Everything's in place at casa BVB. All we're missing now are the players...