The manner of last season's UEFA Champions League final defeat has left the current crop of Bayern Munich players more determined to secure success in Europe's premier club competition, says Jupp Heynckes.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has recalled Javi Martinez in place of the injured Gerard Pique as his only change for the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Belarus and France.
After becoming the Bundesliga's most expensive player ever, Javi Martinez has said he is settling into life at Bayern Munich, revealing that Bastian Schweinsteiger in particular is making the adjustment easier for him.
Bayern Munich fell behind to Stuttgart but punished their opponents with six unanswered goals at the Allianz Arena, and new signing Javi Martinez made his first appearance for the club.
Javi Martinez has enjoyed a topsy-turvy year with Athletic Bilbao and Spain's senior and Olympic sides. FIFA.com spoke to him after La Roja’s early exit at London 2012.
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