- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

MUNICH (AP) - Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has extended his contract with the club through 2019.

The club says on its website that Rummenigge, whose current deal was to expire at the end of this year, agreed to the contract extension with its board members.

The 60-year-old Rummenigge thanks club president Karl Hopfner “for the trust and the serious and constructive work together.”

Hopfner says “it’s a good day for Bayern Munich.”

Former West Germany striker Rummenigge started his career in 1974 at Bayern, and moved to Inter Milan 10 years later. He scored 162 goals in 310 Bundesliga games for Bayern. He became vice-president of the club in 1991, and chairman in 2002.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide