How Did RB Leipzig silence the haters with star player Christopher Nkunku? Find out by clicking on the podcast player below!
After a season of being called “a plastic club,” the Bulls of RB Leipzig silenced the haters by grabbing the DFB-Pokal trophy after beating SC Freiburg on Penalties this past weekend. The bulls had to fight until the very end, finishing the 120 minutes with only 9 men on the field after both Marcel Halstenberg and Kevin Kampl saw straight reds! The star of the show yet again was 24-year-old French striker Christopher Nkunku. The maestro scored Leipzig’s goal and slotted his penalty. This was the only reason Nkunku was in the tabloids this past week; The striker also won the Bundesliga Player Of The Season, beating the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Erling Haaland, and Florian Wirts. Nkunku set the record for the most Player Of The Month awards this season, after winning 4, with 2 being back to back.
On the latest episode of the Bundesliga Connection, DW Sports correspondent and German football expert Kres Harrington discusses Nkunku’s record-breaking season, Eintracht Frankfurts’ UEFA Europa League Final win over Rangers, and how RB Leipzig silenced the haters.
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