MSV Duisburg cancel winter training plans over 400 Russian models

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Christmas time in England is traditional jampacked with football games from Boxing Day right through to New Year's Day. Things couldn't be more different on the continent where most divisions enjoy a month-long break.

MSV Duisburg and their players are preparing for some serious time off in January and the management wanted to get a step up on the competition by arranging a winter training camp at the luxury Turkish resort of Antalya Lara.

However, club officials decided to cancel the trip after it emerged that 400 models would be staying at the hotel to compete in a Russian beauty contest. The training camp was designed to get the player's away from distractions, which beautiful women could be constituted as being.

“We want to calmly prepare for the spring series"

Changing places

Instead, and much to the disappointment of the players at the third division club, the training camp has now been moved to the Royal Holiday Palace. They can now "calmly prepare" for the resumption of the season on 31 January.

“Because the previously planned winter training camp in Antalya Lara also hosts a Russian model contest with 400 (!) participants, the MSV entourage moves,” a club statement read.

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“We want to calmly prepare for the spring series. MSV team manager Michael Meier has therefore rescheduled.”

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