Antonio Jose Riether
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The professional squad of FC Bayern Munich includes players from all over the world. An FCB player was 29 for the first time for his national team.

Munich – The squad of the FC Bayern* is peppered with big stars every year, who are usually also in action for their national teams. In addition to the many well-known German and French selection players in the team, there are players who are used for smaller football nations. With Bouna Sarr* The last professional of the record champions without any national team experience celebrated his Senegal debut – and that in the middle football age of 29 years.

FC Bayern: Bouna Sarr is celebrating a special debut – he is now playing with stars from Liverpool, PSG and Chelsea

The right-back in Julian Nagelsmanns* Ranking is only number three in his position, the Senegalese Football Association recently agreed. He had expressed his interest in the Lyon native, who could also have played for France or his motherland Guinea. However, since Sarr has never been used in a competitive game for an senior national team, he was able to the Association of Senegal secure the services of the Bayern professional*.

Sarr was immediately in the starting line-up for his first possible appearance at the weekend. In the safe 4: 1 victory in the World Cup qualification over the football dwarf Namibia, the “Lions of the Teranga” demonstrated their claims to one WM* -Participation, the entry into the third qualifying round is imminent. In Sarr’s debut, PSG pro Idrissa Gueye took the lead, Liverpool* -Star Sadio Mané made it 3-0 in the meantime. The Bundesliga legionnaire was not to blame for the only goal he conceded after 75 minutes, Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy had the ball bounce curiously forward.

FC Bayern: Match practice for Munich reservists Bouna Sarr – nomination due to lack of right-back

The nomination of the former Marseille player, who moved to the Isar for eight million euros last year, is also related to injury problems in the Senegalese team. With Youssouf Sabaly from Betis Sevilla and Moussa Wagué from FC Barcelona two fell LaLiga* Professionals, which is why trainer Aliou Cissé opted for the Bayern professional.

In view of the few playing times at Munich, Sarr is looking forward to more match practice on his national team adventure. Even in the second leg against group opponents Namibia, the reservist can expect another 90 minutes due to the lack of alternatives. As always during the international break, Julian Nagelsmann can only hope that none of his protégés get injured. (ajr) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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