The team, however, appeared to take the inconvenience in their stride, and Bayern's official Twitter account had plenty of fun live-tweeting the hold up.
Perhaps that's no surprise; if you're stuck outside, what are you going to do but tweet?
Update from Moscow: The fire alarm has gone off in the team hotel. The staff, players and everyone else now outside the building waiting...— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) September 28, 2014
And it took a while for the situation to be resolved. Fortunately, the players just wandered off to the nearest restaurant:
We've still not been given the all-clear at the Moscow team hotel. The players have since headed to a restaurant 2 blocks away. Why not? ;-)— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) September 28, 2014
We've been given the all-clear. The players & staff are now back in the team hotel. An hour's extra kip tomorrow! Good night from Moscow.— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) September 28, 2014
And when the pictures were uploaded, a shot of manager Pep Guardiola wrapped up in a blanket taking a selfie has to be one of the highlights:
lmfao the pic of Robben.
(lmfao thanks amor143x)
okay well now this is just going too far (thanks rare_lj....I think...)
I'm sure Russia 2018 will be just as welcoming ;) (gasp. what if that's actually Russia NT's plan to win the whole thing...)