Bayern staff and Minister-President welcome treble heroes
"We've been on an incredible journey in Lisbon," summarised Karl-Heinz Rummenigge late on Monday afternoon. Just now, FC Bayern's treble heroes were welcomed back by staff on the Allianz Arena pitch with rapturous applause and a shower of confetti.
"The unity we always want at FC Bayern"
"What's standing here on the pitch is what defines this club -- a fellowship between the team and the whole staff. That's the unity we always want to see at FC Bayern," stressed Rummenigge.
Neuer: "We're hugely proud and grateful"
Following on from the CEO, captain Manuel Neuer also had a few words for those present: "We're hugely proud and grateful that all of you came here today to celebrate with us. The period that we've experienced as a team has been fantastic -- we want to thank you for giving us these great conditions," declared the 34-year-old.
Söder welcomes treble heroes at airport
Prior to making their way back to their home turf, the team had been given a fitting reception at the airport. The aircraft with the treble winners and the glittering trophy on board landed in Munich at 15:54 local time. After being greeted by water fountains, Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder congratulated coach Hansi Flick and his victorious team. "This is one of the most impressive Bayern teams we've ever seen. All of Bavaria is proud," praised Söder.
Take a look at Bayern's welcome home from Minister-President Söder: