Monday 24 August 2020, 07:00

The world salutes brilliant Bayern

  • Bayern Munich are European champions for the sixth time

  • The Bavarian giants beat PSG 1-0 in Lisbon to win the UEFA Champions League

  • We round up some of the many tributes paid on social media in the aftermath

For the sixth time in their history, Bayern Munich are kings of Europe.

The German champions reclaimed the continental crown with a tense and hard-fought 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon.

Former PSG youngster Kingsley Coman emerged as Bayern's match-winner, his header capping a wonderful campaign from the Bavarians that has been packed full of memorable moments.

As Bayern fans rejoiced, admirers from across the world took to social media to pay tribute to Hansi Flick's unstoppable team, with the performance of Manuel Neuer and the fairy tale rise of Alphonso Davies among the subplots that came into focus.