Bondeliga: Robben, Ribery Bow Out Of Bayern Munich, Both Share Experience

Bayern Munich veteran wingers, Arjen Robben alongside Franck Ribery were both expected to leave the team this summer after the Saturday Bundesliga’s title.

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Concise News had earlier reported that the duo players had their share in the win against Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Saturday, which gave the Germans giants to clinched its seventh Bundeliga’s title.

Robben and Ribery played their last matches in Bavaria, and each made it onto the scoresheet in a 5-1 win against Eintracht Frankfurt which sealed the league crown for their club.

Recalls that before the game both players were spotted being emotional, as the club fans were seen with different inscriptions to honour the duo last matches at the club.

At the end of the game, Robben who signed off in the game after a decade in Bayern with his 99th Bundesliga goals spoke of his ‘happy ending.’

According to the Dutch winger,  describing the day as,  “Today was important.”

“You put everything into it and want to, of course, enjoy your last game here, in your own stadium with your own fans.

“This had to be something big along with the championship and it was a happy ending,” Rubben told Munich.com.

On the other side, Ribery, who has been with Bayer for 12 years, and now holds the club record for most titles won, with nine, singled out the team’s treble-winning season as his memorable memory.

“It was tough, but the main thing is that we’re champions. That’s my last great moment in the Allianz Arena.

“It wasn’t just a couple of years I was here, it was 12. I had so many great moments here, but the best season was 2012-2013.

“What we achieved that year was crazy. When I came here my book was open, now it’s closed, but it’s what’s inside that’ll stay with me for the rest of my life.”

Reacting to the duo departure, striker, Robert Lewandowski was also caught up in the emotion of the day.

He said, “Before the games, I saw Arjen and Franck’s families and I have to say I almost cried.”

”I wanted to win for them all today, Arjen, Franck and Rafa [Rafinha, who has also played his last Bayern game].”