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Dortmund footballers excited to discover Hanoi

Following their arrival in Hanoi, players of Bundesliga FC Borussia Dortmund enjoyed a cyclo tour around the Vietnamese capital and explored some famous sightseeing spots ahead of their friendly match against hosts Vietnam on November 30.

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The Dortmund footballers touch down at Noi Bai International Airport on November 28 for a friendly match against the Vietnamese national football team slated for November 30. While staying in Hanoi, they go on a cyclo tour to discover the capital city.
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Cyclos carrying the German football stars draw plenty of attention from passers-by.
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The players are hugely excited to experience touring around Hanoi by cyclo during their first trip to Vietnam.
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The German footballers stroll around historic Ba Dinh Square and Ho Guom lake, also known as Returned Sword lake.
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They stop to inquire about the history of Thap Rua, also known as Turtle Tower, which is located at the heart of Returned Sword lake.
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They take a walk across The Huc bridge, a vermilion red bridge made of wooden boards which connects the lake’s bank with Ngoc Son temple in the middle of the lake.
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At Ngoc Son temple, the German tourists listen to stories about the Returned Sword lake.
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The players are greeted by many local football fans.
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Football fans turn out to catch a glimpse of their idols.
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The football stars are surrounded by fans everywhere they go.
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The friendly between the Vietnamese national football team and Borussia Dortmund FC is due to take place at 7 p.m. on November 30 at the My Dinh Stadium.

Source: VOV


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