Carl-Heinz Rummenigge used FC Bayern's annual general meeting to thank former players and coaches.
The president of the German record champions has made it clear why Mats Hummels left the club in the summer under Borussia Dortmund.
"I would like to thank Mats Hummels for three years of success," Rummenigge began, then explained, "Then Mats asked us for permission and we responded to his request."
Hummels comes from a Bavarian youth and moved to BVB in 2008. After eight years in the black-and-yellow jersey, the former German international returned to Munich in 2016, before the 30-year-old defender moved to Dortmund before the current season.
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Rummenigge: "Dortmund offers very well"
According to the information of critic the transfer fee was 38m euros with additional payments.
Rummenigge has now noted that "Dortmunder's offer for economic reasons is also very good."
He wished Hamels all the best and surrendered with a wink: "Vice President is enough."
Thanks to Ribery and Robben
Also, Arjen Robben, who ended his career after last season, and Frank Ribery – after switching to Bayern in Fiorentina – thanked Rummenigge: "These two guys, Frank and Arjen, formed a decade in Bayern. club. "
Remind: Ribery is the 24th most successful player in the history of the club for 24 years.
Robben is currently active at Greenwald as a youth coach. "Maybe we'll see you at FC Bayern after you get the experience you need," Rummenigge said.
"Coaching team to congratulate Niko Kovac"
The board's boss also praised Rafina, who went to Flamengo Rio de Janeiro following his contract with the CCB.
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The Brazilian played from 2011 to 2019 and was "by far the best DJ in the cabin we ever had in Bayern", Rummenigge said.
And another mumbling thought on the 64-year-old's words of gratitude. "I would like to warmly congratulate the team and the entire coaching team around Niko Kovacs on Double.
However, Rummenigge also mentioned that led to Kovacs' breakup: "Hassan and I talked to Nico at least once a week and tried to work extremely successfully with him, and we are just after Frankfurt 1-5, which was for the well-being of the club. "