Keep a Clean Sheet! Marc-Andre ter Stegen Stands Out in Barca's Dressing Room Due to His Tidiness

Thursday July 20th, 2017

As most footballers will tell you, the scene in the dressing room before and after a game is one of clothes, boots and personal belongings sprawled out across the floor.

At Barcelona, it is no different, with the players abiding by the usual stereotype despite their enormous talent on the pitch.

Yes, even Lionel Messi complies with his appropriate second name - please excuse the terrible joke. However, one member of the Blaugrana dressing room is the polar opposite of his teammates: goalkeeper, Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 26: Marc-Andre ter Stegen of FC Barcelona walks onto the pitch during a training session at FC Barcelona Sports Centre on May 26, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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According to Spanish publication Sport, the German goalkeeper is extremely tidy, arranging his kit and boots in a very meticulous manner, a sight rarely seen behind closed doors in the game.

So there you have it, any colleague of Ter Stegen must be wary of the 25-year-old's need for tidiness or face his wrath.

Ter Stegen enjoyed a brilliant campaign for Barca in 2016/17, asserting himself as the Spanish club's undisputed number one despite the presence of Dutch international, Jasper Cillissen.

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