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Why Bayern Munich are so fond of French players

2021-04-07T07:27:39.398Z

DECRYPTION - The Tricolores enjoy a fine reputation across the Rhine. " The French have always adapted well to our club ", recently underlined Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, at Le Figaro .Very well actually. And in large numbers. Certainly, some have broken their teeth in Bavaria, such as Alou Diarra, Steven Ribéry and Patrice M'Bock, who left without having played a single minute with the Bayern first team, or Jean-Pierre Papin, author of six small goals in 40 games and fa



"

The French have always adapted well to our club

", recently underlined Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, at

Le Figaro

.

Very well actually.

And in large numbers.

Certainly, some have broken their teeth in Bavaria, such as Alou Diarra, Steven Ribéry and Patrice M'Bock, who left without having played a single minute with the Bayern first team, or Jean-Pierre Papin, author of six small goals in 40 games and far from having posted the same level of performance in Munich as in Marseille.

And there are the others, those who wrote the great story of the “Rekordmeister”.

It started with the 1998 world champion Bixente Lizarazu, Munich from 1997 to 2006 (with a Marseille parenthesis for six months in 2004).

Followed Willy Sagnol (2000-2009) and of course the “Kaiser” Franck Ribéry, author of 124 goals in 425 games in 12 seasons (2007-2019), European champion in 2013, nine-time German champion and six times winner of the German Cup, just that.

"

They are good guys and good footballers

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Source: lefigaro

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