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Hoeness Rage At Ribery's 'Circus' Penalty

"That's 'Cirque du Soleil,' and I didn't like it one bit." Bayern Munich general manager Uli Hoeness was not at all amused by Franck Ribery's attempt to chip Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann from the penalty spot during his side's 5-1 road victory in the German FA Cup round of 16 game Tuesday. With Bayern leading 2-0, Lehmann stood his ground and caught the ball easily. A second Bayern penalty was later converted by Sebastian Schweinsteiger, while Ribery commented, "I just wanted to have fun." Which, he ought to know by now, is not a concept familiar to Hoeness.

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