Lahm quits after this season and disclaims role as Bayern-director


Lahm quits after this season and disclaims role as Bayern-director

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Philipp Lahm quits after this season as a player, but not as a technical director started work at Bayern Munich. It was in the line of expectation that the clubicoon in that function to ‘Der Rekordmeister’ covenants would remain.

The 33-year-old defender takes over after this season, the final farewell from Bayern, where he Saturday his five hundredth match played in the competitieduel with Schalke 04 (1-1).

That confirmed the captain Tuesday after the won cup match against VfL Wolfsburg (1-0). Before he was even honored for his anniversary this past weekend.

“Starting next summer, here I am no longer in the service,” said Lahm, with whom he also has a different function within the club “at this moment,” the wings. “We will see what the future brings. Wait for me here a few months and I hope it’s very successful.”

Lahm would be a job as a director provided, without a place to take in the day to day management. That would be the reason that the 113-fold international of Germany does not pull in a desk job at the Allianz Arena.

Matthias Sammer was until last year, technical director at the reigning champion and did have a seat on the board of directors. Since his departure there is a vacancy, for which Lahm as droomkandidaat gold at the German powerhouse.

Thanks for the memories, Captain! Good luck for the rest of the season with @FCBayernEN and enjoy your retirement,…


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22:52 – 07 February 2017

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The fullback made his debut in 2002 in the first team at Bayern. He had already intimated that he will be until 2018 revolving commitment may not serve, and has now took the plunge.

In his long period at Bayern, which was only interrupted by two seasons on rental basis at VfB Stuttgart, he was seven times national champions and he won six times the German cup. In addition, he won the Champions League in 2013.

A year later, he was allowed to as the captain of “die Mannschaft” when first the world cup lifting the global title in Brazil.

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