This time of year seems to be the retirement moment for many experienced players as famous names deciding to end their international football journey, with Xabi Alonso becoming the latest who decided that his time with Spanish national side is up.
Bayern Munich's new striker, Robert Lewandowski was delighted with his team's success in snatching their first league win over Wolfsburg this past weekend, but the former Borussia Dortmund's man is still keen on grabbing his first official goal for the club.
Bayern Munich started off their new Bundesliga campaign with a positive result after grabbing all three points from their home game against Wolfsburg.
Still far from convincing in some of their previous matches ahead of the league curtain raiser, Bayern immediately put on an attacking shape as they're keen on proving their worth.
Bayern Munich are set to start their Bundesliga campaign with a home match against Wolfsburg and although being the favorite to with that opening tie, Bayern's head coach, Pep Guardiola warn his players not to underestimate their opponent.
After suffering a defeat in the German Super Cup against Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich finally got their new season up and running with a victory over trashing lowly Preussen Munster 4-1 in DFB Pokal.
Despite successfully overcoming their arch rival, Bayern Munich in the final of German Super Cup not long ago, Borussia Dortmund boss, Jurgen Klopp apparently isn't convinced that his side can challenge Bayern for Bundesliga title this season.
France national team, Didier Deschamps is set to work hard in getting more quality youngster into his setup for upcoming Euro 2016 after one of his star players, Franck Ribery, has decided to retire from Les Blues.
Two arch rivals in German football, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are set to battle it out again for a German Supercup title ahead of the new Bundesliga season this midweek.
However, that battle won't just be another rivalry affair as another reunion is set to occur once again as Robert Lewandowski is set to meet up with his former teammates at Dortmund.
Since his arrival at Bayern Munich, Spanish tactician, Pep Guardiola, has been 'accused' of forcing his footballing idea along with mentality to the club, but that isn't the case according to the former Barcelona boss.
Already winning many trophies including the recent World Cup 2014, there's some concern regarding Bayern Munich's German international stars as there's a fear that they might be losing that extra motivation for the upcoming season.
Already experiencing many success during his time with Bayern Munich doesn't reduce Mario Mandzukic's excitement in starting the upcoming season with Spanish side, Atletico Madrid.
Sharing his views to the media, Mandzukic admitted that one of the main reason why he is very keen on joining Atletico is because the Spanish side's head coach, Diego Simeone.
Bundesliga giant, Bayern Munich apparently are not that keen on chasing Fiorentina winger, Juan Cuadraro as the German side's sporting director, Matthias Sammer revealed that they're not chasing the Colombian.