Claudio Pizarro has joined Bayern Munich for a 3rd time – however this time the Peruvian won’t be anticipated to bang within the objectives for the Bavarians.

The 41-year-old retired from enjoying on the finish of the 2019-20 season, following his fourth spell with Werder Bremen, and has been appointed as a Bayern ambassador.

Striker Pizarro spent 9 seasons with Bayern throughout two stints, firstly from 2001 to 2007 and later from 2012 to 2015, netting 125 objectives in 327 appearances.

Bayern stated his new roving function will give attention to selling the membership’s “identify, traditions and values all through the world”, in addition to enjoying for the FC Bayern Legends group in exhibition video games.

The six-time Bundesliga winner joins former team-mates Giovane Elber and Bixente Lizarazu within the ranks of Bayern ambassadors, the Champions League winners stated on their web site.

Pizarro stated: “It’s a dream to be again in Munich. FC Bayern is at all times described as a household, and that is precisely the way it feels. Now, in my new function, I’ll as soon as extra give the whole lot for this membership – similar to I used to as a participant.”

Bayern board member Andreas Jung stated of Pizarro: “His South American soul has been spiced with a pinch of Bavarian by his a few years in Munich, and all this, along with his nice success as a participant, makes him an ideal consultant for FC Bayern.”

In all, Pizarro gained 16 trophies as a Bayern participant, together with a treble within the 2012-13 marketing campaign.

 

Printed 15 Sep 2020, 18:16 IST



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