Bayern Munich defender Matthijs de Ligt has insisted he has great respect for Franz Beckenbauer. As a club legend Without even thinking of comparing himself to Beckenbauer. According to a report from ‘Sport1’ on Saturday.
De Ligt has moved from Juventus to Bayern Munich for a huge fee this summer. He was aware that at some point someone might compare him to a legendary defender. Beckenbauer Even the Dutch defender was delighted with that. But he had no intention of putting himself in the same category as a Legendary player. UFABET
‘I never compare myself to Franz Beckenbauer. That would be wrong,’ De Ligt said with a laugh. ‘But let’s just say he played for FC Bayern, having a long history of success and winning many trophies. That’s also my goal.’
De Ligt went on to add that knowing the history of the club and the story behind the legend Beckenbauer Can benefit him during his football career with the Bavarian team.
‘I know the history of football pretty well, Franz Beckenbauer. Considered to be the best defender in the world. He’s never dropped out of the top 11, I’ve watched a lot of his videos. Of course, those moments were very different. But I still like to see how he plays football.’
‘Back then he played in an incredibly successful Bayern team. which won the European Championship 3 times in a row He is a legend and a great inspiration,’ said the Dutch defender.