With a goal made by Arjen Robben at the end of the match, played in London, German champion beat yesterday the Borussia Dortmund by 2-1 and were crowned king of the European Champions League.
The Bayern Munich, who had lost the finals in 2010 and 2012, finally added the fifth European star cup to their showcases, after winning it in 1974, 1975 and 1976 and in 2001.
After failing at least two hand-in-hand with the Dortmund’s goalkeeper, Roman Weindenfeller, Robben went from villain to hero in minutes and scored in the 89th minute after a spur pass from Franck Ribery to sentence the final at the Wembley Stadium.
Croatian Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring for Bayern with a gentle touch at minute 60, and Ilkay Gundogan tied for the Dortmund with a penalty kick at the minuet 68, after a foul in the area by the Munich team’s Brazilian defender Dante, the only Latin American player present in the final of the Champions League.
Captain Philipp Lahm lifted the Cup to the London sky, accompanied by his teammates and the German coach Jupp Heynckes, who is the fourth coach to win the Champions League with two clubs, after crowned champion with Real Madrid in 1998.