How the world congratulated Bayern on treble
Bayern's performances have been impressive this season and they capped it off with victory in the Champions League final on Sunday to complete the treble. Afterwards, there were countless messages of congratulations from prominent figures on social media, from international sports stars through to politicians and musicians. *fcbayern.com*has compiled the reactions for you.
Congratulations message from German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier
"You've rounded off a season in which you'd already won the German league title and DFB Cup in impressive fashion. Hundreds of thousands of fans and football friends in Germany and across the world cannot be in the stadium but cheered on from home. Football unites us – even in these times of coronavirus! Your great achievements are a tremendous success for your team and for German football in general."
DFB president Fritz Keller hails extraordinary season
"Congratulations to FC Bayern Munich on your sixth Champions League title! By winning the treble, Hansi Flick and his players have crowned what's been an exceptional season, not just on the field, and brought it to a perfect conclusion."
Joachim Löw congratulates former assistant
"Many congratulations to FC Bayern on this brilliant Champions League win and with it the treble! That is phenomenal. FC Bayern have done German football proud in Europe. I'm particularly pleased for Hansi Flick, the whole coaching team and of course the players, especially our national players, some of whom are still young. For them especially, this success represents a big step in their development and these powerful experiences are extremely important for their continued journey. Bayern's overall showing this season has been impressive – not just in the finals. That's also down to Hansi Flick."
French president Emmanuel Macron offers his congratulations
"Congratulations to FC Bayern on your sixth Champions League title and to Paris Saint-German for an outstanding season. French football's time will come."
High praise from DFL CEO Christian Seifert
"Hansi Flick and his players deserve the utmost credit for their remarkable performances over recent months and the win over Paris Saint-Germain. During this very unique year, there have been different gaps between the various domestic seasons and the Champions League finals tournament, and it was interesting to see how teams from different countries would cope with it. FC Bayern found their own way – and simply carried on as if there'd never been a break. It's an outstanding achievement to win the treble twice in seven years. My congratulations go to the management of FC Bayern Munich and the whole club."
Minister-President Markus Söder delighted for Bayern
"Congratulations to FC Bayern! Winning the Champions League the crowning glory of an outstanding season!"
David Hasselhoff lauds Manuel Neuer
Dorothee Bär: From State Minister to Champions League winner
"I'm a UCL winner! Yeah!"
Canada congratulates national hero Alphonso Davies
Basti wallows in memories
Ex-captain still issuing orders
A 2013 treble winner praises Flick
Mr. Wembley is proud
"Proud of the boys! Congratulations FC Bayern and all fans."
Sheer joy for Bayern fans across the world
Tennis star Alexander Zverev impressed
Tennis legend Boris Becker to the point
What an achievement: five Bayern players won the treble for the second time: