How Bayern’s Joshua Kimmich Replaced World Champion Philipp Lahm

Bayern’s Joshua Kimmich – In Lahm’s footsteps
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Philipp Lahm, Germany’s 2014 World Cup-winning skipper, hung up his boots three years later with eight Bundesliga titles to his name – a football legend far beyond the confines of hometown club Bayern München. Joshua Kimmich seized the opportunity to nail down his place as the team’s new right-back of choice and the versatile Germany international’s development since then shows further distinct parallels with Lahm’s career. Who is your favourite? Let us know in the comments!

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