Aytac Sulu's first Bundesliga match could have gone better. He gave away a penalty and scored an own-goal as Darmstadt drew 2-2 against Hanover. Captain Sulu is still full of optimism though.
This German ad slogan has come true for André Tallo dos Reis from Sao Paulo. He won last season's Kick off! predictions contest and got to travel with his wife Kelly to the Bundesliga opener in Munich.
Some say he's the best left back in the Bundesliga. Last season he hit the net six times, more than any other player at his position. Ricardo Rodriguez, the Swiss international with Chilean-Spanish roots.
Claudio Pizarro is both a record-breaking striker and a charismatic and popular man off the pitch. His contract with Bayern Munich runs out this month – but the Peruvian shouldn’t be long without a job.