Schalke Stars Spend Day In Coal Mine (Image Gallery)

For those of you who were unaware, Schalke are nicknamed ‘The Miners’ and this is down to the fact that the team drew so many of its players and supporters from the coalmine workers of Gelsenkirchen. We know this because Wikipedia told us. Anyway, see how some players appeared to greatly enjoy the experience, whilst others, such as Kyriakos Papadopoulos, make it very clear by their facial expressions that they are not happy about being placed 1000 metres below ground.

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