An exceptional circumstance was experienced in the Lisbon Champions League final between Bayern Munich and PSG. Two former Athletic players face to face. Javi martinez with the Germans and Ander Herrera with the French. Curiously, the one who did not play, the Navarrese, raised the trophy. Meanwhile, the Bilbao, who started with a good performance, had to settle for the silver medal. The one from Aiegi expands his great record and the former Zaragoza promises to try again.

Javi martinez He has posed through social networks with the ’Orejona’ and a brief “meeting again”. And it is that the versatile exrojiblanco, whose departure from the Bavarian team has been speculating for a long time, already has a spectacular collection of trophies.

With Bayern he has already won eight Bundesligas, five Cups and three Super Cups in Germany. And with Lisbon they already have two Champions League titles, after the one achieved in the 2012-13 campaign at Wembley, beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1. He is joined by the 2013 European Super Cup, beating Chelsea and the 2013 Club World Cup against Raja Casablanca. Add 20 titles. In addition, with the national team, Javi Martínez has achieved a European Championship (2012) and a World Cup (2010).

For its part, Ander Hererra He has launched a message with photographs with his PSG teammates in which he says that “I am proud of all of you, also of those who were on the bench helping from outside and of all those who are part of this beautiful club, including our fans. We did our best to bring the Champions League trophy to Paris, but football was cruel to us. We promise that we will try very hard to be back there. This group of people deserves it ”.

The footballer born in Bilbao in his record boasts national titles. In England with Manchester United he scored an FA Cup, a Community Shield and a League Cup. And with PSG he has already raised a Super Cup, a Ligue 1, a Cup and a League Cup. And also a continental one, the 2016-17 Europa League defeating Ajax 2-0 in Solna.

It should be remembered that, for example, another former Athletic member like Fernando Llorente has also been present in two other Champions League finals. Wearing the Tottenham shirt, he fell to Liverpool in Madrid. And with Juventus he lost to Barça in 2015.