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St Pauli celebrated avoiding relegation by giving their fans free beer

What's better than seeing your team avoid getting relegated to the German third division? 1,000 liters of free beer in celebration of seeing your team avoid getting relegated to the German third division might just do the trick.

FC St. Pauli drew 1-1 withSpVgg Furth on Sunday, ensuring they couldn't be relegated with one matchday left. That kind of relief from one of the worst sentencesin the game deserves a celebration, and the Buccaneers know how to celebrate in style.

That means beer, and lots of it.

We fought off relegation together. We'd like to say thank you, so come to the Knust at 1800 CET. #alltogethernow #fcsp #fcspsgf pic.twitter.com/cAAw83Gr7E

— FC St. Pauli English (@fcstpauli_EN) May 14, 2017

There'll be 1,000 litres of free beer from Astra! Plus live appearances by the Hamburger Kneipenchor, Le Fly & the players! Admission free. https://t.co/q9PTWQBFMq

— FC St. Pauli English (@fcstpauli_EN) May 14, 2017

1,000 liters is a lot of beer. That's 264 gallons for those reading in the States, Myanmar and Liberia. Enough for 2,816 12oz beers. And St. Pauli's supporters couldn't drink it all alone, so the players came to hang out as well:

The #BoysInBrown have arrived at the after-match party at the Knust #fcsp #alltogethernow #fcspsgf pic.twitter.com/l30LK1IaXQ

— FC St. Pauli English (@fcstpauli_EN) May 14, 2017

It's got to be a great feeling to know your team is safe for yet another year. They deserve the celebrations, and with all that free beer? They don't even have to empty their pockets to do it.

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