St. Pauli manager misses unveiling of new player, club use man in a mask

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This is a bizarre story.

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On Wednesday German club St. Pauli unveiled a new signing, Marvin Ducksch fom Borussia Dortmund, but manager Ewald Lienen wasn’t available to meet the new player for a photo shoot at the stadium.

“No worries,” said someone at St. Pauli, “I have an idea.”

That idea was to make a mask of Lienen’s face and put it on another man and nobody would notice the difference.

Here was the outcome. Yeah, not fooling anybody…

To be fair, St. Pauli had a good laugh about the situation and also sent out the following message as a follow-up after it became pretty clear Lienen wasn’t at the unveiling.