The End Of An Era As Marco Reus’s Final Game With Borussia Dortmund Looms Large

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus is all set to play his final game for the club and that too a Champions League final. Let us take a look at his long career in the German club. The German footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder and winger for the club Borussia Dortmund joined BVB back in 2012 and has stayed in the club till date. He recently announced the Champions League final will be his last match for the German side. Let us take a look at the career of the legendary midfielder when he donned the Black and Yellow.

Reus joined Dortmund in 2012 after leaving Borussia Mönchengladbach. Reus cited he wanted to challenge for the league title and the Champions league thus he thought that his boyhood club Dortmund was the place to go. In his first season at Dortmund, Reus led the team to a Champions League final after defeating Real Madrid in the semi final. In the final, Marco Reus was able to get his team a penalty which was successfully converted into a goal by his teammate but they still ended up losing after Bayern Munich scored a late goal thanks to Arjen Robben.

Over the next couple of seasons, Marco Reus proved to be a key player for the German giants. He has led the team to three DFL Supercups and two DFB Pokal. Over the course of his career for Dortmund, Marco Reus has played 427 matches in which he has scored 169 goals and provided 130 assists. Before starting the 2018-2019 season, Marco Reus was made club captain by the new coach. He served as the captain of BVB until 2023 when he decided to step down. In April 2021, Reus became the leading goal scorer for Dortmund in the Champions League after scoring his 18th goal in the competition. On 4th November 2023, Reus played his 400th match for Borussia Dortmund against Bayern Munich.

He has been linked with a move to Inter Miami to join Lionel Messi and Co. Reus’ final home league game will be this coming Saturday May 18th against lowly SV Darmstadt 98. It will be an emotional day for him and the Dortmund fans. Reus’s final game in a BVB shirt is going to be on 2nd June 2024 against Real Madrid in the Champions League Final. If Reus and Dortmund win the UCL it would be a perfect fairytale ending as Reus would win his first UCL and that too in his last game for a club he has been a part of for 12 years.

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