The view from Germany

Foreign legion

July 2, 2013
By Uli Hesse
There were 250 journalists from 11 countries and no less than 50 television or radio stations on hand when Bayern presented Pep Guardiola last week. Sky Germany began its live coverage at 9 o'clock, three hours before the Catalan went anywhere near the cameras. We'd never seen anything like it.

However, that tells you more about the modern media frenzy than about Guardiola's stature, because he certainly isn't the first coach to come to the Bundesliga from abroad as a full-fledged legend.
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