They have christened it Campo Bahia. Developed by a Munich design company, it was commissioned after the German DFB were left unimpressed by the official list of training facilities offered to them. To access the complex, Joachim Low’s squad travelled by river ferry.
Once the World Cup ends it will become a sports and nature resort, including a youth soccer academy that’ll partner up with a local orphanage.
Germany’s first game is against Portugal in Salvador, 368 miles away.
They then have a one hour 45 minute flight for the next game against Ghana, travelling 1,050 miles to Fortaleza.
They end the group stage with a match in Recife against USA, a journey of 862 miles and flight time of one hour 18 minutes.