Kahn gets Bayern-Germany testimonial
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Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn has been granted a testimonial game between the German national side and Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in September, it was announced on Tuesday.

Kahn, 38, will retire at the end of the season and having captained his country to a FIFA World Cup final has been granted a testimonial by the German Football Federation (DFB) on Tuesday 2 September.

"Oliver Kahn is an outstanding sportsman and an unusual person," said DFB president Dr Theo Zwanziger. "The 2002 World Cup, where he was voted the player of the tournament, is one of his best achievements. And at the 2006 World Cup he handled a difficult situation well."

Having been at Bayern since 1994, Kahn has set many records, contesting 548 Bundesliga games so far and he first made his Germany debut on June 23 1995 against Switzerland.

He won the last of his 86 caps on July 8 2006 when Germany finished third at the FIFA World Cup in Germany with a 3-1 win over Portugal having lost his place as number-one goalkeeper to Jens Lehmann earlier in the tournament.

With Bayern he won the 2001 UEFA Champions League title, won the Bundesliga seven times and lifted the German Cup five times.