New Delhi: German champions Bayern Munich along with head coach Pep Guardiola will have a private audience with Pope Francis next week.
The club confirmed the news through their official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) October 15, 2014
The audience will come the day after Bayern`s UEFA Champions League match against AS Roma on Tuesday. Pope Francis, an Argentinian, is a well-known football fan and in August received officials and players from San Lorenzo, the Argentine club which lifted the Libertadores Cup and of whom the pontiff was a boyhood supporter.
With agency inputs