Paisley pals' Euro 2024 Tennent's trek mini-series first episode available now

Paul and Euan from Paisley who are competing in the Tennent's Glasgow to Munich challenge
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Two Buddies are back from the trip of a lifetime that saw them race to Munich – using only public transport and a £20 budget.

Paisley pals Paul Mullan and Euan McLelland were selected from hundreds of applicants to take on Tennent’s Lager Get to Germany race ahead of Euro 2024.

Their journey was filmed by Tennent’s for an online mini-series narrated by Love Island’s Iain Stirling.

The first episode was screened online on Thursday and saw Paul and Euan begin their bid to get to Germany alongside opponents father and daughter duo William and Beth Wallace from Aberdeen and die-hard Tartan Army members Ewan Oman and Chris Gibson from Peterhead.

As part of the challenge, the teams had their mobile phones and all money taken from them. Instead of GPS, they were offered riddles, which if resolved revealed the location of their next checkpoint where they often found footy legends serving up additional tasks with bonus prizes.

The first team to reach each of the five checkpoints won additional time to complete the journey.

Given the lack of funds, the teams had to rely on the kindness of strangers, as evidenced in episode one, with Paul and Euan receiving a lift to Hampden Park – the first checkpoint – from a member of the public. They unfortunately made it there just behind Peterhead pair Ewan and Chris, but still gained two points for arriving second.

Given the series has still not been released in full to the public, the Paisley pair couldn’t shed any light on whether they won or not, and who the famous footy legends they got to meet were, but they could comment about the experience more generally.

Speaking to the Paisley Daily Express, Paul, 36, said: “We had to rely a lot on the kindness of strangers, public transport, but there was a rule that we weren’t allowed to fly, so we just had to rely on folk helping us out, giving us lifts, getting on trains, subway etc.

“It was tricky, there were challenges along the way. We met some Scotland legends at the checkpoints too.

“We started off though with the idea that taking part in the competition was a prize in itself because we saw some stunning bits of Europe, we otherwise would probably have never got to see.

“We were just delighted to be taking part, but as we grew into it, a rivalry started to develop with our fellow competitors and so we were both keen to win for the kudos and prizes.”

Paisley pals Euan McLelland and Paul Mullan make funny faces on a train journey
Will the pair be celebrating come the end of the mini-series? -Credit:Tennents

The winners will join Scotland supporters in Germany for the length of the group stages, and receive a prize package including flights and accommodation with the Scotland team for a future away game and a Scotland season pass for home games.

There will also be some prizes for making it first to checkpoints, from a Perfect Draft Machine with Tennent’s Lager kegs and a pair of John McGinn’s signed glasses to Stuart Armstrong’s hair gel.

Hazel Alexander, senior brand manager at Tennent’s, said: “The race is on and the summer of football is just around the corner! We can’t wait to see how the next couple of episodes unfold for each of our teams, and we’ll be cheering for each of them as they reach the various checkpoints.”

The next episode of Tennent’s Get to Germany will be available to watch on YouTube on Tuesday, June 4.

The mini-series can be watched on Tennent’s Lager’s YouTube page at www.youtube.com/@tennentsteam

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