The award has been presented every year since 1990 and Flick is the eighth member of FC Bayern who has won it.
have played impressively under
in 2020 and have won five titles.
Flick believes everyone in the coaching staff deserves credit for their work and he does not want to take all the credit and that is the reason he has now been named
Personality of the Year
Erich Ribbeck (1992), Thomas Helmer (1996), Lothar Matthäus (1999), Oliver Kahn (2001), Michael Ballack (2002), Franck Ribéry (2008, 2013), and Bastian Schweinsteiger (2010) have all won the award and now Flick is the eighth member of FC Bayern who has won it.
The award has been presented annually since 1990 and in the commendation for this year’s award was said:
“Flick achieved this outstanding success firstly through his teamwork born of conviction and secondly with a grounded modesty that does a lot of good to football in the middle of his culture crisis.”
Assistant coach Herrman Gerland in his congratulatory message about Flick wrote:
“He is fundamentally a good person.
“He takes us all with him as an absolute team player. If he thinks it's right then he takes advice from his colleagues and follows it if he can then achieve improvements. He doesn't think he knows it all.”
Assistant coach Miroslav Klose also talked about Flick:
“He resolutely pushes through things he values.
“He listens and allows himself to be brought round.
“Everybody can feel the confidence and everybody can express themselves.”