DORTMUND FANS GIVE STANDING OVATION TO LEWANDOWSKI AS HE LEAVES

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After playing his last home game for Borussia Dortmund, Robert Lewandowski was thankful to the Borrusia Dortmund fans, after they gave the striker a standing ovation after his last home game for the club. He was joined by the manager Jurgen Klopp who thanked the fans on his behalf. It was a very magnanimous move on the part of the home fans considering he is moving to their direct rivals, Bayern Munich. Lewandowski said: “The emotions today were very, very high. I can only thank everyone for this support. “This is a very, very emotional moment for me. What the supporters did before, during and after the game was incredible. Thank you for this wonderful treatment.”

The Polish striker is leaving on a free transfer at the end season and was presented with flowers and a giant poster of himself before the 3-2 victory over Hoffenheim on Saturday.Lewandowski, who fired Dortmund to back-to-back Bundesliga titles was then substituted to a warm ovation in injury time. “Thank you to everyone who participated in that ovation,” Klopp told Sky. “It was special.  “He’s been a great player for Borussia Dortmund. He deserved that. It was incredible. Thank you to the whole stadium. “I’m glad that after four years I can sit back and say, ‘Yes, he always gave it everything’. Best of luck to you at Bayern Munich lad.

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