UEFA announced the defender of the last season in Geneva. Bayern’s defensive midfielder set everyone aside to win the prize.
Indeed, the excitement is real. It is that time of the year when football fans proudly get to cheer their favourite stars.
UEFA announced the Defender of the Year prize for the season 2019-20. The award ceremony is in Geneva, where the Champions League draws for the season are revealed.
Finally, Bayern Munich’s new number six achieved the greatest award. Joshua Kimmich is named as the Defender of the Year for season 2019-20.
Kimmich to the support.
Bayern succeeded in winning the treble last season. Not only that, the Bavarian giants displayed classy performance on the pitch during the entire year.
Evidently, Bayern won their sixth Champions League crown, eighth Bundesliga title and twentieth DFB Pokal Cup.
And, among the shining stars, is Kimmich, who helped the club reach the top level. The German club slipped for a few games during the season. However, Kimmich and team managed to prosper and bring it all to Allianz Arena.
The 25-year-old showed his abilities on the field as he switched from midfield to defence and then to attack. The versatile youngster made 33 appearances while scoring 4 goals in the Bundesliga. Moreover, Kimmich’s passing skills aided Bayern strikers. He successfully completed 9 assists during the season.
The German international played 51 matches in total for Bayern for season 2019-20. Subsequently, he managed to find the target 7 times, with 17 assists in his account.
Kimmich created a seamless transition throughout the games for Bayern with his excellent vision and passing.
He set up Kingsley Coman for the winning goal in the Champions League in Lisbon. Bayern beat the French club Paris Saint-Germain to win the final prize of last season.
Despite Kimmich’s young age, he has managed to play the senior team since 2015 after his transfer from RB Leipzig.