Herbert Hainer on record Germany keeper Manuel Neuer: 'The best goalkeeper in the world'

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Germany have a new record goalkeeper. Manuel Neuer won full international cap number 96 for Germany on Tuesday night in the Nations League clash in Spain and thereby moves above the previous record-holder Sepp Maier (95). Of course, Herbert Hainer did not miss the opportunity to congratulate the captain of the treble winners and Germany on achieving this special record:

Great praise from Herbert Hainer

President Herbert Hainer: ”I would like to congratulate Manuel Neuer on his 96th international cap. The current FC Bayern captain thereby takes over from our former captain and Bayern legend Sepp Maier as the record national keeper and now holds the record outright. Manuel has revolutionised the game in goal and, to my mind, he is the best goalkeeper in the world plus an outstanding captain both for FC Bayern and the national team. Manuel is a true role model both on and off the pitch. German football can be proud of this personality.”

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