25.11.2022Bayer 04

News in brief: Fernando Carro on ZDF

Fernando Carro, Bayer 04 CEO, will be a pundit on Sunday 27 November on ZDF for the broadcast of the World Cup match between Germany and Spain. Tonight, Friday 25 November, the BayArena will be lit up in orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This and more in today's news in brief.

Germany's second group match in the World Cup against Spain kicks off at 20.0 CET on Sunday with the live broadcast from the ZDF World Cup studio in Mainz starting one hour before kick-off. Fernando Carro will join presenter Jochen Breyer and the two 2014 World Cup winners Per Mertesacker and Christoph Kramer before and after the game as well as during the half-time break as a pundit.

BayArena lit up in orange

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, significant buildings and landmarks all over the world will be lit up in orange today 25 November as part of the Orange your City campaign. Bayer 04 is also joining in with this campaign and the BayArena will be illuminated orange this evening to make a statement against sexualised violence, its causes and its effects.


Feliz cumpleaños, Xabi Alonso!

Bayer 04 head coach Xabi Alonso today celebrates his 41st birthday. The former midfield maestro won the Champions League as a player with Liverpool in 2005 and Real Madrid in 2014. In addition, the Spaniard crowned his playing career by winning the 2008 and 2012 European Championships as well as the World Cup in 2010. Alonso has been in the Werkself dugout since the start of October having previously worked in the youth section at Real Madrid and also as the second team assistant coach at Real Sociedad. Many happy returns, coach!

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