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Pizarro scores and celebrates in testimonial and feast of football

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A legend exits in style! Everyone wanted to be there at Claudio Pizarro's testimonial on Saturday: from former international stars like Arjen Robben and Johan Micoud, famous faces from film and TV such as presenter Joko Winterscheidt to active Bundesliga players like Bremen's Niklas Füllkrug and Freiburg's Maxi Eggestein, numerous friends and companions of the Peruvian put on a great feast of footbal at a sold-out Weserstadion in Bremen.

'The best end for my career'

"It couldn't have been better - with the crowd here today, with all my friends on the pitch and on the bench, and with my family. That was the best end for my career," commented Pizarro, who was visibly moved when he walked off the pitch as a player for the last time. "I thank you all!" the 43-year-old declared to the spectators at the end, before he set off on a lap of honour at the Weserstadion to chants of "Pizzaro, Pizarro".

FC Bayern Legends testimonial Pizarro
The Legends team for Claudio Pizarro's testimonial in Bremen.

Fan favourite Pizarro opens the scoring

Pizarro played for three different teams - and of course, the striker was on the scoresheet for all three. Three games of 30 minutes were played - here's an overview:

Werder Bremen 2-2 Claudio's Amigos

0-1 Claudio Pizarro (2')
1-1 Ailton (6')
2-1 Niklas Füllkrug (13')
2-2 Maximilian Eggestein (22')

Claudio Pizarro and Tim Wiese
Pizarro had a lot of fun with his former colleagues - here with former German international goalkeeper Tim Wiese
Claudio's Amigos 4-4 FC Bayern Legends

1-0 Thomas Linke (7' og)
2-0 Marko Marin (9')
2-1 Claudio Pizarro (10')
2-2 Mario Gómez (13')
3-2 Anthony Ujah (21')
3-3 Claudio Pizarro (23')
3-4 Daniel van Buyten (25')
4-4 Nelson Valdez (26')

FC Bayern Legends 2-2 Werder Bremen

0-1 Daniel van Buyten (7' og)
0-2 Claudio Pizarro (16')
1-2 Arjen Robben (21')
2-2 Mario Gómez (28')


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