Thomas Tuchel was seen in a bizarre viral video trying to pull down Sadio Mane’s shorts during Bayern Munich’s training session.
The former Liverpool attacker was caught unawares by his coach while he was standing with folded arms speaking to one of the coaching staff.
Tuchel sneaked up behind the forward and tugs at his blue shorts, pulling one side half-way down with the camera focused at him in the middle of the pitch.
His quick reactions prevented any embarrassment for the 31-year-old but he gazed at Thomas Tuchel in a stern manner while the boss acted like nothing happened.
A fan online reacted to the video saying: “I don’t think Tuchel knows Mane long enough for this.”
Another football fan also wrote: “Man has lost the plot.”
Another fan also wrote in excitement that; “Lmao this keeps making me laugh with how simple and unexpected it is.”
This is coming after Former Chelsea manager Tuchel, who replaced fired Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern, confirmed that the issues between Mane and Leroy Sane had been settled.
Following Bayern Munich defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League, the two players had an altercation.
Leroy Sane was said to have left the pitch with a bloody lip after the Senegalese international punched him.
Sadio Mane was however fined and banned for one game following the incident.
Thomas Tuchel recently confirmed that: “That’s settled. A game and a fine are the consequences of what happened.”
“I didn’t see it myself because I was in the coaching room. Of course, I immediately spoke to everyone involved, the players and the staff.”
“Because it concerned us and because it was a blatant incident, it was important that we clarify the matter before we start the next training session.”
“We have cleared up everything so that we can train positively with each other again.”
Mane led the attack while Sane came from the bench as Bayern defeated Hertha Berlin 2-0 at the weekend to move back to the top of the league table.
Bayern are currently sitting one point above Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table with four games left to play.
Thomas Tuchel is a German football manager and former player who was born on 29 August 1973 and is the head coach of Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.
Tuchel is widely regarded as a tactical innovator in modern football.
Tuchel was born in Krumbach, Germany and he retired from active football at age 25 after a chronic knee cartilage injury.
He began his coaching career as a youth coach at VfB Stuttgart in 2000.
His most recent job was with Chelsea FC in the English Premier League where he won the Champions League in his debut season.
As a result of the massive feat, the German was named The Best FIFA Football Coach for 2021.
Tuchel was fired as manager from the club in September 2022 and now back to his country as the head coach of one of the biggest club sides in club football.
What Happened Between Sadio Mane and Leroy Sane
Sadio Mane was suspended by Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich after he punched fellow teammate Leroy Sane in the face following Champions League defeat at the Etihad.
Due to that, the club fined Sadio Mane and he was not part of the Bayern Munich squad that played against Hoffenheim that week.
Reports had it that Sane’s lips were bleeding after the bust-up with the former Liverpool player. Both players had to be separated by teammates in the locker room.
The duo, Mane and Sane were seen on the pitch exchanging words in the closing minutes of the Champions League as Man City beat Bayern in the quarter-final first leg.
When the team returned to Munich after the defeat, Mane, who came on as a substitute went home in a private vehicle while Sane followed the team bus.
Leroy Sane on the other hand was seen hiding his injured lips from cameras as he returned to the German capital.