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Record-Breaking Bayern Munich Celebrate 22nd Bundesliga Trophy With Fans

posted 12 May 2013, 03:29 by Mpelembe Admin   [ updated 12 May 2013, 03:30 ]

Jupp Heyncke's Bayern Munich team celebrates their 22nd Bundesliga win with a motorcade and a reception on the balcony of the city's town hall.

 MUNICHGERMANY (MAY 11, 2013) (REUTERS) - Record-breaking champions Bayern Munich officially lifted their 22nd Bundesliga trophy on Saturday (May 11) and celebrated their victory with a motorcade through the city centre of the Bavarian capital and a reception on the balcony of the city's town hall.

Thousands of fans waved flags cheered and sang as the squad appeared on the balcony with the trophy.

"This time I won't promise anything. But one thing I can tell you: Together with the coaching team and the technical team, we will try everything to achieve here and on the 25th what we are all being dreaming about," Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes told supporters from the balcony.

After a comfortable 3-0 over Augsburg on Saturday the team now prepares for the all-German Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund in two weeks.

In front of German football bosses, 22 former Bayern greats and Bavarian political royalty, the champions left it late, scoring three goals in the second half throughThomas MuellerXherdan Shaqiri and Luiz Gustavo.

It was a 28th win in 33 league games - with one league match left - for sensationalBayern, who weeks ago secured their 23rd German league title and 22nd since the introduction of the Bundesliga half a century ago.

They have broken a string of records, including most points, most away wins and best start, en route to their first silverware of any kind since 2010.

Bayern are chasing an unprecedented treble for a German club with the Champions League and German Cup still in their sights.