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Philipp Lahm set a UEFA Champions League record against Juventus

It's an amusing record.

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Philipp Lahm became only the second Bayern Munich player to appear in 100 UEFA Champions League matches on Tuesday against Juventus. His record is only bested by legendary Bayern goalkeeper Oliver Kahn who featured 103 times for Bayern on Europe's biggest stage.

To put Lahm's achievement into perspective, Bastian Schweinsteiger only played in 95 Champions League matches for Bayern, while Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben have only hit 61 and 49, respectively. Thomas Müller, however, played in match number 75 against Juventus, and could very well top 100 in the next two seasons. The next closest are Manuel Neuer with 55 and David Alaba with 46.

However, the record that Lahm actually set is a rather amusing one. At the completion of the Juventus match, Lahm became the first non-goalkeeper to appear in 100 Champions League matches without scoring a single goal. The previous record was held by Alessandro Nesta who played in 99 games without scoring a goal.

Congratulations, Philipp!

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