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Pep Guardiola congratulates Bayern Munich on sextuple, offers to call Lionel Messi for showdown

Former Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola was quick to congratulate his old friends.

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola spent some time as manager with Bayern Munich and was happy to see his old club be able to capture an elusive sextuple — winning the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League, DFL-Supercup, UEFA Super Cup, and Club World Cup.

Guardiola, though, has some experience with winning a sextuple himself — and we’re not even talking about what happens after he gets done dancing. Guardiola, of course, was at the helm of FC Barcelona back in 2009 when the La Liga giants also captured six titles.

Anyway, Guardiola had some fun with the moment and offered to give Lionel Messi a call to arrange a showdown:

“Big congratulations to all the Bayern family for this incredible success, to be the Club World Cup champions and especially to win six titles. We are so proud, I am so proud, a big congratulations for everyone, especially Hansi (Flick), the players and the backroom staff for this amazing thing. But, I would like to say to Hansi that you are the second team to win the six titles in a row! Before you, there was another team, Barcelona. So, maybe I can call Messi and company and we can play for the seventh title? Tell me when and where and we will be there!”

Honestly, that was pretty cool of Guardiola to do.

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