While obviously being useful for many reasons, preseason in pro sports can become a real drag by the time it's almost over.
Sure, preseason camp is great for raising your fitness level, fine-tuning your technical skills and jelling as a team on the field ahead of the regular season. But it can get monotonous, especially when you're cooped up in a team hotel with the same people for weeks at a time.
We can only speculate, but surely goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann, the man's man of outdoorsmen, was behind the team's afternoon paintballing outing on Monday.
Winning team....no mercy#teambonding pic.twitter.com/IZcrp4igxm— Djimi Traore (@Djimi_Traore19) February 25, 2014