Mario Gomez scored a total of 80 goals in 97 appearances over his previous two seasons with Bayern Munich. This season, he's taken a backseat to Mario Mandzukic but has still scored 13 in just 24 appearances across all competitions, including a six-minute hat trick after coming on for Mandzukic in the 77th minute of Bayern's 6-1 DFB Pokal semifinal win against Wolfsburg. Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes' response to this impressive display? "We've seen that when Mandzukic is tired, I still have options." Ouch. The following is a transcript of Gomez's latest attempt to get Heynckes to properly recognize his prolific talents.
Gomez: See that, boss? Three goals in six minutes. Pretty amazing, right?
Gomez: Meh? How are you not impressed by that?
Heynckes: Instead of winning 3-1, we won 6-1. That's like having sex with six people instead of three people. At that point it's all just things going into even more things. Plus, Mandzukic scored in the 17th minute and you didn'tRead More »from DT Exclusive: Mario Gomez fights for recognition at Bayern Munich