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Interview with Bayern great Bixente Lizarazu

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Barely an arm’s length away, the Champions League trophy glittered in its case. In the background, the video screen showed Oliver Kahn saving the decisive penalty in 2001. The next scene had Stefan Effenberg hoisting the cup into the Milan skies. There could be no better spot in the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt for an interview with Bixente Lizarazu.

Back in 2001, the former left-back won Europe's biggest prize with Bayern. Lizarazu spent a total of eight and a half seasons with FCB from 1997 to 2004 and January 2005 to 2006. “It was the best time of my career," the 42-year-old he told

Liza, who won practically everything there is to win as a player, spends his time nowadays as a respected expert and presenter in the French media. Naturally, he features in the Erlebniswelt Hall of Fame. The FCB icon spoke to about his time in Munich, the current team, and the upcoming season.