Mario Götze spent four seasons at Borussia Dortmund between 2009 and 2013.
Mario Götze spent four seasons at Borussia Dortmund between 2009 and 2013.
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Mario Götze returns to Borussia Dortmund: the internet reacts

As befitting one of the world's finest young attacking midfielders, Mario Götze's switch from FC Bayern München to his boyhood club Borussia Dortmund has been the talk of social media.

Accordingly, bundesliga.com has rounded up the best of the internet reaction to Götze's return...

Announced by Borussia Dortmund...

Götze himself...

Marco Reus...

Some impressive stats...

Sebastian Rode: "We've just landed in China and there's some great news from back home! We'll see each other again, Mario Götze! Welcome to BVB!"

Thomas Tuchel: "He didn't want to go somewhere he didn't know; he wanted to come to us. I'm really looking forward to the first training session with him."

Thomas Müller is anticipating a reunion...

"It was a good, successful time with you," says Manuel Neuer...