How the world congratulated Bayern on treble

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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

German president Frank Walter Steinmeier presented FCB with the DFB Cup trophy last year.

“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

DFB president Fritz Keller celebrates with Bayern president Herbert Hainer in the stands at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon.

“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

Geimsam auf dem Fußball-Gipfel: Bayern-Trainer Hansi Flick an der Seite von Jogi Löw mit den Siegermedaillen bei der WM 2014 in Brasilien.
Hansi Flick and Joachim Löw after Germany’s World Cup success in 2014.

“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

DFL CEO Christian Seifert handed over the Bundesliga trophy to Bayern this year.

“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: 

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