Bundesliga news

Bayern chief calls for calendar change

April 16, 2013
By ESPN staff
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has called for the Bundesliga calendar to be overhauled in preparation for the soaring temperatures expected at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Although the German summer is much cooler than the soaring temperatures in the Middle East, it has been suggested that playing through the summer months will allow players to adapt for the tournament.

The possibility of moving the 2022 competition to the winter is also being considered, although ...

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