Bundesliga kicks off 2016/17 season with International Legends Tour this fall

League icons Jens Lehmann and Lothar Matthäus will headline Legends Tour stops in Asia and the Americas.

Two of football's most accomplished players - Jens Lehmann and Lothar Matthäus - will join the third annual Bundesliga Legends Tour: a four-city, two-continent trek to help build excitement for the 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

From 25 to 29 August, Lehmann, a two-time UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year who played for Bundesliga clubs FC Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund and VfB Stuttgart, will travel to Beijing and Singapore for the first week of the Bundesliga season. While in Asia, Jens will serve as an analyst/expert for the Bundesliga's media partners and take part in various consumer activities.

"The Bundesliga Legends Tour presents a fantastic opportunity to connect with fans across the globe," said Lehmann. "It's extremely exciting to witness and be a part of the passion and enthusiasm for the league and its teams in the countries that we visit."

Matthäus, a FIFA World Cup winner and former midfielder for FC Bayern München and Borussia Mönchengladbach will visit Los Angeles and Buenos Aires between 16 and 21 September, appearing as a guest analyst with FOX and meeting with numerous media partners and football fans.

"The league is growing faster than ever," said Matthäus. "I always look forward to opportunities like the Legends Tour to assist with the international growth and development of the most exciting football league

For more information on the Bundesliga and the Legends Tour, visit www.bundesliga.com, www.bundesliga.com/es, www.bundesliga.cn or follow the league on twitter: @Bundesliga_EN, @Bundesliga_ES, or via the Legends Tour's designated hashtag #BLLegendsTour.