Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has signed a three-year contract extension with the German Bundesliga champions which will see him remain with the club until 2019.
The 28-year-old Germany international's previous deal was set to expire in 2016 but on Friday the club announced news of Neuer's extension on their official website.
Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge was delighted to share the news, saying Neuer's decision was "astonishing and top class", coming so quickly on the heels of the club's heavy UEFA Champions League loss to Real Madrid in midweek.
"It's also a mark of his wonderful character, because he's said 'I want Bayern Munich forever'," Rummenigge added. "I'd like to thank Manuel Neuer very warmly for this."