Sadio Mane: Watch Bayern Star Take Giant Steps in Learning German
- Bayern Munich winger Sadio Mane is making the best use of his time as he recovers from injury
- Mane suffered an injury setback which ruled him out of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
- While he recovers from his injury, the 30-year-old is taking his German lessons
Sadio Mane has commenced his German lessons as he continues his recuperation from an injury, he suffered days before the World Cup.
Mane swapped Liverpool for Bayern Munich in the summer after spending six successful seasons with the Anfield outfit.
Since joining the Bavarians, the 30-year-old winger has been a mainstay in Julen Naglesmann's side, contributing with six goals and three assists in 14 Bundesliga outings.
He was expected to lead Senegal in the just-ended 2022 World Cup but suffered an injury setback in one of Bayern's final games just before the break for the Mundial, per talkSport.
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It was initially hoped that the former Liverpool star would feature in the global football showpiece, only for further examinations of his injury to see him ruled out of the competition.
According to Bayern's official Twitter handle, Mane, who is currently recovering from an injury he sustained to his right fibula, is making judicious use of his time on the sidelines as he takes his German lessons to the next level.
In a video shared on social media, seen by Sports Brief, the reigning African footballer of the year is captured going through the paces with his lessons.
He went ahead to speak a couple of phrases in German to show how far he has gone with his Deutsch lessons despite admitting the difficulty in learning the new language.
Walker names Mane as toughest opponent
The Kyle Walker and Kylian Mbappe battle has been hyped all week, ahead of the mouth-watering England versus France quarter-final clash at the 2022 World Cup.
Although the top scorer in Qatar will give Walker a tough time, the Manchester City defender has named another player who has always given him problems.
According to Sky Sports, Walker has said Bayern Munich winger Sadio Mane has always given him problems.
Senegal boss dedicates win to Mane
Sports Brief earlier reported that Senegal boss Aliou Cisse has dedicated his team's memorable World Cup win over Ecuador to Sadio Mane.
The Lions of Teranga were in great form during their last Group A fixture as they stunned Ecuador 2-1 on Tuesday evening, November 29.
Cisse dedicated Senegal's vital win over Ecuador to Mane, who he described as an 'extraordinary man.'