Marco Reus - UCL final

Marco Reus enlisted his thoughts as he wants to bid farewell to Dortmund by winning the UCL Final

The German midfielder Marco Reus will be playing his last game for Borussia Dortmund in the UCL final

Marco Reus is slated to play his last match for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund at the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid. The much-anticipated clash between both sides will be held at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday, June 1. Before the final, Marco Reus had something to say about his ambitions and the way in which he is looking to say goodbye to the German club.

Reus reportedly expressed – “Borussia Dortmund mean everything to me”. He also went on to enlist – “When you are 12 years at a club then it just has to mean something”. The 34-year-old joined Dortmund in July 2012. His most recent contract with the club expires in June 2024.

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The German player has experienced a UCL final at Wembley before, when he came up against Dortmund’s league rivals Bayer Munich. Inflicting on the thought of whether that loss will have any impact on the upcoming final for him, he stated – “That was 11 years ago. Now it is a different opponent and different players”. He went on to emphasize the way in which he started his stint at Borussia Dortmund and the way he is going to end it.

The midfielder progressively asserted – “There are worse ways to complete your career at a club than to start with a Champions League final (in 2013) and end with a Champions League final in 2024”. Dortmund’s number 11 has 12 appearances to his name for the club in this season’s UCL campaign. During these outings, he managed one assist and scored two crucial goals.

Marco Reus has started just over 40 percent of the games for his side in UCL this season. He has been used as more of an impact substitute by club’s manager Edin Terzic towards the later stages of the matches to bring in an experienced side to the team’s performance. In the Bundesliga this campaign, the 34-year-old has impressed with Dortmund.

In 26 matches for the club at the top tier of German football in the most recent season, Reus had 14 goal contributions (six goals and eight assists) to his tally. His presence in the middle of the park enabled the team to play more effectively on certain occasions. Overall in his 428 matches for Borussia Dortmund in his career till now, the German-born has 170 goals and 131 assists to his name. It remains to be seen how he fairs in the upcoming UCL final for the club.

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