Borussia Dortmund sports director Michael Zorc confirmed Saturday that Mario Goetze, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final, will leave at the end of the season.
“We will stop working together with Mario Goetze in the summer,” Zorc told Sky before Saturday’s Bundesliga game away to Wolfsburg.
“It is a joint decision after a constructive conversation. Mario is a really good guy.”
The decision caps a frustrating season for the 27-year-old attacker, who has made only five league starts this term.
Goetze wrote himself into German football folklore by volleying home a cross during extra time in the 2014 World Cup final to seal a 1-0 win over Argentina at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium.
Six years on, Goetze has struggled to replicate the displays…