Thomas Müller has extended his contract with Bayern München until 2024.
"You can't imagine Thomas Müller without FC Bayern - nor FC Bayern without Thomas Müller," added board member for sport Hasan Salihamidzic.
"That's why we're very happy that Thomas has extended his contract until summer 2024. Thomas is a leader who's hungry for success, and a role model on and off the pitch who embodies FC Bayern better than anyone," said Salihamidzic.
Müller, who has spent his entire career at Bayern, making 624 appearances with 226 goals and 242 assists to his name, commented:
"I'm delighted to have extended my contact with FC Bayern Munich until 2024 today. The journey we've been on since I joined the FCB academy in 2000 has been a fantastic success story up to now. It gives me immense pleasure to hold up the red colors year after year, on and off the pitch - even if the wind blows in your face from time to time. So, let's keep going together!"
The 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz claimed the biggest ATP Tour title of his career on Sunday at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Spaniard defeated sixth seed Casper Ruud, 7-5, 6-4, in the final at Hard Rock Stadium to win his first ATP Masters 1000 title and his third tour-level crown.
Alcaraz is the youngest Miami men's champion in the event's 37-year history, and the third-youngest ATP Masters 1000 champion overall, spanning 283 events from 1990. The first Spanish champion at the event, he will rise to a career-high ATP Ranking of No. 11 with the win.
"I have no words to describe how I feel right now," Alcaraz said after the one hour, 52-minute match. "It's so special to win my first Masters 1000 here in Miami. I have an unbelievable team with me and family... I'm so happy with the win and my team."
Niklas Süle to join Borussia Dortmund from Bayern Munich.
Süle, whose contract with Bayern expires in June, has agreed a four-deal with Dortmund, where he will be reunited with former Bayern centre-back Mats Hummels at the heart of Dortmund's defence.
Süle started out in the Eintracht Frankfurt youth academy and, after a brief switch to local rivals Darmstadt, made his breakthrough at Hoffenheim, where he developed into a full Germany international under current Bayern head coach Julian Nagelsmann.
The 26-year-old joined Bayern in summer 2017 and to date he has made 159 competitive outings for the reigning Bundesliga champions, scoring six goals. He has won the league title four times, as well as two DFB Cups, four DFL Supercups and was part of Bayern’s sextuple-winning side that claimed the UEFA Champions League in 2019/20.
Bublik shocks Zverev capturing maiden trophy in Montpellier (France).
Alexander Bublik earned the biggest win of his career Sunday, upsetting World No. 3 Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-3 to capture his maiden ATP Tour title at the Open Sud de France.
The 24-year-old implemented his dynamic game on Zverev from the start as he combined brutal ball striking with deft touches to capture the first Top 5 win of his career after 70 minutes in Montpellier.
Schalke are winners of the 2021/22 Bundesliga 2 after recording a final-day win away to Nuremberg.Schalke
were already guaranteed a top-two finish and a place in next season's
Bundesliga, but they needed a win to secure the title. A stunning strike
from Rodrigo Zalazar - a lob from inside his own half - put Schalke in front before league top-scorer Simon Terodde sealed the deal just minutes after Lukas Schleimer's late equaliser.
It ensured Schalke finished two points clear of runners-up Werder Bremen, who also bounced back to the Bundesliga at the first attempt.
Manchester City confirmed to have
reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the
transfer of striker Erling Haaland to the Club on 1st July 2022. The transfer remains subject to the Club finalising terms with the player.
Ever since the introduction of the pan-India club-based league in 1996-97, all efforts have been made to undermine the importance of the Santosh Trophy. It has regularly been claimed, by many football experts in India, many of who are well-versed with European football, that clubs are the backbone of football development; it should be encouraged at all cost. The Santosh Trophy is based on old ideas, the sooner it is discarded the better. During the pandemic, the Indian Super League (ISL) was organized with great success. Not far behind was the I-League, which also was staged by the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) with all seriousness. But the Santosh Trophy was put on hold, the last time it was held was in the 2018-19 season in Ludhiana. The Santosh Trophy is played with lot of restrictions the..