Hummels understands Lahm's retirement decision

Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels says he understands Philipp Lahm's surprise decision to retire at the end of the season.

Lahm's contract was due to run until 2018, but the Bayern captain announced after Tuesday's DFB-Pokal 1-0 win over Wolfsburg that he is bringing his glittering career to a close.

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