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In pictures: Bayern Munich stars revel in Oktoberfest celebrations

Published 30/09/2015 | 18:36

Coach Pep Guardiola of FC Bayern Munich and his wife Christina toast during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Coach Pep Guardiola of FC Bayern Munich and his wife Christina toast during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool

Continuing with tradition, Bayern Munich players, management and staff enjoyed their annual Oktoberfest traditions on the back of their recent stunning form.

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Pep Guardiola's side have made a blistering start to the season both domestically and in Europe. Yesterday's 5-0 defeat of Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League was their tenth successive victory.

Thomas Mueller of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Lisa pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/Pool
Thomas Mueller of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Lisa pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/Pool

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski was among those enjoying a beverage or two and it is hard to argue that he doesn't deserve it.

The ace forward netted a hat-trick against the Croatian club, taking his tally to an incredible 10 goals in eight days and three games.

Here are the best of the pictures from today's celebrations.

Bayern's Thomas Mueller lifts a glass of beer as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Bayern's Thomas Mueller lifts a glass of beer as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Bayern's coach Pep Guardiola, left, and the club's president Karl-Heinz Rummeingge, right, lift a glass of beer as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Bayern's coach Pep Guardiola, left, and his wife Cristina Guardiola, right, pose for a photograph as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Bayern's coach Pep Guardiola, left, lifts a glass of beer as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Bayern's Xabi Alonso, left, and Nagore Aramburo, right, pose for a photograph as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Alexander Hassenstein/pool via AP)
Philipp Lahm of FC Bayern Munich, his wife Claudia and son Julian pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Thiago of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Julia Vigas pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Rafinha of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Carolina pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Thomas Mueller of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Lisa pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
David Alaba of FC Bayern Munich poses with his girlfriend Katja Butylina during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Coach Pep Guardiola of FC Bayern Munich and his wife Christina toast during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Coach Pep Guardiola of FC Bayern Munich toasts during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Xabi Alonso of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Nagore Aramburo pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Thomas Mueller of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Lisa pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/Pool
Thiago of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Julia Vigas pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Douglas Costa of FC Bayern Munich poses during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Karl-heinz Rummenigge, CEO of FC Bayern Munich and his wife Christina pose during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
FC Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola and his wife Cristina pose during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Arturo Vidal of FC Bayern Munich poses during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Arturo Vidal of FC Bayern Munich poses during a visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/Pool
Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Munich and his partner Anna Stachurska pose during their visit at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Hassenstein/Pool
Bayern's Medhi Benatia, Franck Ribery, Jerome Boateng, Kingsley Coman, David Alaba of FC Bayern Muenchen and Katja Butylia, from right, pose for a photograph as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/pool via AP)
Bayern's Robert Lewandowski and his partner Anna Stachurska, right, arrive as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/pool via AP)
Bayern's Arturo Vidal and Rafinha, right, and the their teammates of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/pool via AP)
Bayern's Arturo Vidal drinks from a beerstein as the players of FC Bayern Munich visit the Oktoberfest beer festival 2015 at Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 in Munich, Germany. (Alexandra Beier/pool via AP)

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