Bayern Munich’s 2015 Oktoberfest extravaganza in pictures

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It’s that time again. Time for Bayern Munich to take a break from being the embodiment of their opponents’ worst nightmares, put on some leather shorts and drink a bunch of beer. These are the best images from their boozy excursion…

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Wait. We’re letting Arturo Vidal take part? The same Arturo Vidal who drunkenly crashed his Ferrari during Copa America? Are we sure this is a good idea? Can someone please take away his car keys?

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And Pep’s already drunk.

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OK, let’s, uh, let’s maybe switch Arturo to some traditional Bavarian water now. Hey, can someone get Arturo a water?

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The heart cookie that Robert Lewandowski is holding translates to “Help! I can’t stop scoring goals and I’m starting to get worried. It’s a bit like having an erection for more than four hours.”

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Xabi Alonso and his wife shortly before they were arrested for being too attractive.

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Douglas Costa — the Frank Sinatra of Oktoberfest 2015 — uses a pretzel as a steering wheel.

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So drunk.

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“Heyyy, it’s a balloon. Hi, balloon. Hi. Don’t be shy, balloon. Will you be my friend?”

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“With my two special ladies. My wife and my balloon.”

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And finally, an obligatory shot of Thomas Müller smiling like a maniac.

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