The world has been saying farewell to Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president. Mandela's story encapsulates the struggle for freedom. He liberated black South Africans, united his country and became a role model for millions of people around the world. His death has shaken Africa, but the feelings and ideas he inspired live on.
FC Bayern at the top, with Leverkusen and Dortmund behind, and then Schalke battling with a couple of other sides for that fourth Champions League qualifying birth. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the scenario was the same this time last season. Perhaps the rest of the campaign won’t be as predictable.