- Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Frenchman Benjamin Pavard
- The 22-year-old France international will move to Bayern at the end of the season
- He was impressive at the 2018 FIFA World Cup scoring the goal of the tournament
German professional League club Bayern Munich have confirmed that France international Benjamin Pavard will be joining them from July 1, 2019.
Bayern Munich took to social media on Wednesday, January 9, to announce the latest development after they activated the Stuttgart defender's €35 million release clause.
Benjamin Pavard's performances for France at the 2018 World Cup in Russia were said to have caught the attention of Bayern Munich chiefs.
The 22-year-old right back played six matches for France at the World Cup including the 4-2 win over Croatia in the final of the championship.
Pavard scored a fantastic goal for France against Argentina in the round of 16 encounter which was voted as the best goal of the tournament.
Wednesday's official announcement by Bayern Munich means Benjamin Pavard will complete the ongoing season with Stuttgart and will leave when this term comes to an end.
Bayern are currently on their annual winter training camp in Doha as they prepare for the second half of the Bundesliga campaign.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Fans around the world chose Benjamin Pavard's goal against Argentina at the round of 16 as the best at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
In an online poll conducted by FIFA.com, three million people casted their votes for the young French defender's strike against the Lionel Messi's led side.
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