Super Mario Is Back: One time German Golden Boy Mario Götze Makes Return to Bundesliga

Super Mario Is Back: One time German Golden Boy Mario Götze Makes Return to Bundesliga

  • German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt have signed the attacking midfielder from PSV Eindhoven on a three-year contract until 2025
  • The 2021-22 UEFA Europa League winners agreed on a contract until 2025 with Mario Götze as they continue to beef up their squad for the upcoming season
  • Götze, who won the World Cup with Germany in 2014, made over 70 appearances for PSV Eindhoven, where he won the Dutch Super Cup in 2021 and the KNVB Cup in 2022

Mario Götze has made a return to the German top-flight after agreeing to a three-year deal with Eintracht Frankfurt.

Götze, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals against Argentina, returns to the Bundesliga after his failed second stint with Borussia Dortmund.

He is expected to augment the attack of Frankfurt, who clinched the UEFA Europa League title in the just-concluded season at the expense of Rangers.

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Mario Götze has made a return to the Bundesliga after he signed a three-year deal with Eintracht Frankfurt. Photo credit: @FIFAWorldCup @Eintracht
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The 30-year-old was once touted as the Golden Boy of German football however a switch to Bayern Munich invariably led to his career heading south.

What did Frankfurt say about the acquisition of Gotze?

"Eintracht Frankfurt have agreed to a contract until 2025 with Mario Gotze as they continue to form their squad for the upcoming season," the club stated on their official website.
"The 30-year-old made 77 appearances over the past two seasons for PSV Eindhoven, where he won the Dutch Super Cup in 2021 and the KNVB Cup in 2022, registering 18 goals and 18 assists."

Mario Gotze on the verge of making Bundesliga return

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Mario Goetze, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final for Germany, is reportedly set to return to the Bundesliga by signing for Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt.

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After two years playing in the Dutch league for PSV Eindhoven, the 30-year-old is set to undergo a medical Tuesday in Frankfurt, according to German media reports.

Eintracht are said to be ready to meet the buy-out clause, said to be four million euros ($4.2 million), in Goetze's contract at Eindhoven, who finished runners-up to Ajax in the Dutch league last season.

Source: SportsBrief.com