"Bayern Munich is just as big a club as Real Madrid, if not even bigger," he said. "I always had a lot of respect for Bayern but when I was mulling over the move to Munich, I looked at the squad and thought: 'There's...
The decision to name Philipp Lahm as Germany's Footballer of the Year has reduced the vote "to absurdity," Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos' agent has said.
Former Germany and Bayern Munich captain Lahm, 33, won the award for the first time at the weekend.
Lahm, who retired at the end of last season, took the prize -- organised by football magazine kicker and voted for by journalists -- in an outcome that Volker Struth said left him "very surprised and astonished."