Philipp Lahm has been accepted into Bayern Munich’s Hall of Fame in a function on Monday.
Previous Bayern skipper Lahm, 33, resigned a week ago in the wake of securing his eighth Bundesliga title with the club.
The ex-Germany worldwide drove the Bavarians out for the last time against Freiburg on his 517th appearance as the Bundesliga champions commended a fifth back to back title.
“Last Saturday was amazingly passionate for me and my last day will stay carved in my memory everlastingly,” Lahm said.
Lahm, who captained Germany to their World Cup triumph in 2014, turned into the primary Bayern player to join the Hall of Fame since goalkeeper Oliver Kahn in 2008.
Bayern president Uli Hoeness stated: “Philipp is a great case for the custom and sensible nature of the club.”
Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge included: “Philipp Lahm is a standout amongst the most meriting players in the current history of Bayern. Both on the contribute and off his part as chief, he has been a genuinely imperative individual for the club.
“He merits this award, which puts him up there with the greats of Bayern. The club might want to express gratitude toward Philipp Lahm for the extraordinary exhibitions he has appeared for Bayern.”
Rummenigge, Franz Beckenbauer, Sepp Maier, Gerd Muller and Lothar Matthaus are among other Bayern legends to highlight in their Hall of Fame.