Do not wait to buy tickets online, as the new season is about to begin. Bayern Munich is making the final adjustments to start their training and this time their squad will not have Philipp Lahm in their defense.
It’s going to be 34 years old
Lahm has announced its formal retirement in February of this year; for much, a little controversial the announcement, since also has rejected to continue like Sports Director of the club, which has brought great annoyances between its fanatics and the executives of Allianz Arena.
He claims that he wants a well-deserved break and that he aspires to belong to the Munich coaching staff.
Successful career with the Bavarian club
VfB Stuttgart granted his debut with Bayern for the 2003-04 season and from there he began to be an important part of the club’s history. Before this, he played with Munich but in the German Third Division.
In total, he played 15 seasons in the Bundesliga and faced more than 500 matches (between Bundesliga and international tournaments).
During this time, he accumulated an amazing record, including 18 national championships and four international championships, such as the Champions in 2013 and the World Soccer Cup held in Brazil in 2014.
Among many other distinctions, he has appeared four times for the UEFA team of the year and was included in the FIFA ‘eleven’ in 2013 and 2014.
Game style and evolution
It’s time to recognize how Philipp’s growth marks a precedent in football history, with only 17 years old made his debut with Bayern (for the second team). From there he could see what it was made of.
He gained experience on his way through VfB Stuttgart during the two seasons he spent there.
His first match in the Champions League was precisely against Munich, but representing Stuttgart in 2003. In total, played 71 games with this club and scored three goals.
Already for 2005, was in Munich, and countless achievements made by the German, could play as an offensive midfielder or right back, which provided a formidable defense to his team and the opportunity for projection.
Lahm’s coverage for his teammates during the match will be hard to match.
Already for 2011, was the captain of Bayern and during the season 2012-13 managed to lead his team to win the League of Germany, the Champions League, and the German Cup. A tremendous triplet from Lahm as captain.
He spent so much time with the Bavarian club for the love of the team, because he had many great offers that managed to reject to make history in this great German team, which owes much to the footballer, or former footballer.
Bravo by Lahm! It will never be forgotten! It will always be a legend in Allianz Arena.
With sadness, and the fans will not be able to enjoy the defense in the next parties; however, football continues and Bayern Munich is already set for the new season. Buy tickets online!
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