Super Snap

A bear and a dare

Bayern Munich's mascot Bernie takes part in the 'ice bucket challenge'
© Getty Images

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has recently taken the world by storm. Celebrities have been accepting dares to have a load of ice poured over them, before nominating others and posting it on social media.

Gareth Bale, Antonio Conte, Lionel Messi, Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo and Patrick Vieira have been among the countless footballing personalities to participate in the phenomenon, which is raising awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neurone disease

And it has not been just players and coaches – as the above photo proves. Bayern Munich mascot Berni braved it like a tough bear.

Explore this topic

Recommended Stories

Bayern impressively claim world title

FIFA Club World Cup 2013

Bayern impressively claim world title

18 Mar 2014

An aerial view of a field in Germany to celebrate the nation’s Brazil 2014 triumph

2014 FIFA World Cup™

Labyrinth salute for triumphant Germans

21 Jul 2014

Andrea Belotti of Palermo plays basketball

Super Snap

A Sicilian slam dunk

11 Aug 2014