Bayern Munich have been confirmed as Bundesliga champions with 1 more game left to play in the league.
With Borussia Dortmund losing 3-1 against Hamburger SV, Bayern then won in their game against Frankfurt and are clear at the top by 5 points, thus confirming their status as title winners.
struck his 43rd league goal of the season, Fedele Lenti
got a header in and Johannes Brunner
won the man of the match with an impressive brace.
This title will be Die Bayern's 25th Bundesliga title, and also their first one since 2016. Schalke and Freiburg have won it in the past two seasons, but the Bavarian giants have finally wrestled it from them largely through the help of prolific striker Ademilson and of course, manager David Beckham
"I knew David would accomplish this," Bayern legend Franz Beckenbauer revealed. The former Bayern Munich player and director had called for the board to back their English manager after rumors surfacing he would be sacked early in the season. "The board were lucky they stuck with him. Now look what he's brought them. The Bundesliga, a possible quadruple. It's extraordinary."
Captain Philipp Lahm
and vice-captain Bastian Schweinsteiger
, having lost their places in the first team as of late, were not included in the line-ups for the match but ran onto the pitch to celebrate anyway as full-time came, with Lahm lifting the trophy officially as captain, sparking reminders of John Terry
's pitch invasion when Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012.
Bayern has an average squad age of 24 and Beckham said after the match, "These youngsters have been excellent and shown what they are capable of with this Bundesliga win. We are going to build on this and in a few years' time, Bayern Munich are going to be better than they ever were."
Both fans and players of the Munich club will surely be partying all night.