Tim Wiese: WWE debut ends in victory for former Germany goalkeeper

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Tim Wiese: From Bundesliga goalie to WWE star

Former Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese's WWE career got off to a 'winning' start in Munich on Thursday night.

Wiese was contesting a tag-team bout alongside partners Cesaro and Sheamus.

The 34-year-old, who won six caps for Germany, also revealed his nickname in the scripted entertainment series will be 'The Machine'.

The former Werder Bremen, Hoffenheim and Kaiserslautern player has packed on 40kg (88lb) of muscle since quitting football in 2014.