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Kenyans go berserk after Bayern Munich joined them in celebrating independence day

It was a rare spectacle.

Kenyan football fans on Tuesday got a rather rare message from German football club Bayern Munich as the country marked its 54th Jamhuri Day celebrations.

The German Bundesliga Champions, through a Facebook post, wished Kenyans a "Happy Jamhuri Day"—a day meant to officially mark the date of Kenya's independence.

And as the football club recognized the country's independence day, Kenyans online could not contain their excitement as depicted by their reactions below:

Orenge Obunga Julius Thank you so so much Bayern. You just bought my heart for support.i have not been supporting you but now I'm your fan

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Brian Bryo King Thanks alot Bayern Munich....One club One love hope you win the champions league this season...there is alot of quality in your team

Wangui Kariuki Oooooh yes, I can't believe Bayern Munich recognises my beautiful country Kenya. May God bless you. I am such a big fan of yours, prolly one of the diehards

Duncan Prezzay Okombo Wow!! I'm from Kenya and I love seeing this! Jamuhuri is our day when my country became a Republic! Thanks guys for recognising us.

Rad Malesh Wow..... What a Sweet surprise!!!!.... FC BAYERN wishes my Country Happy Jamhuri Day .....I'm sooooooo touched.... That's why you're the Best club in the world.... Mia San Mia .Ihr seid einfach die Beste ....Dankeschön mein Bayern.

Hon Matthew Nzuki Wow where are the rest teams like Chelsea to wish Kenya happy jamhuri Day \uD83D\uDE18Shukrani za dhati you still recognize our daily activities karibuni Kenya

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Sam Chege Thank you so much Bayern Munich. Continue thrashing Arsenal. We,Kenyan Manchester United fans love you for that.

Bayern Munich is based in Munich, Bavaria and is the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 27 national titles and 18 national cups.

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