Javi Martinez kicked Serge Gnabry’s match ball into the crowd after Tottenham 2-7 Bayern

Serge Gnabry’s four-goal display against Tottenham will go down as one of the greatest individual performances in Champions League history.

Bayern Munich went into half-time with a 2-1 lead after Joshua Kimmich and Robert Lewandowski cancelled out Son Heung-min’s opener.

Another exciting 45 minutes was expected, but it quickly turned into the Gnabry show.

The 24-year-old scored goals in the 53rd, 55th, 83rd and 88th minute as Bayern recorded an unprecedented 7-2 victory at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

No one could believe their eyes as time and time again, Gnabry surged forward and found the back of the net with aplomb.

So good was the German that French newspaper L’Equipe made him only the 11th player in history to receive a perfect 10/10 rating.

Gnabry was on cloud nine after the game as he was given the Champions League match ball and celebrated in front of the away Bayern fans.

However, he was quickly brought back down to earth by his teammates with what we’ll call some ‘playful’ bullying.

Amid the celebrations, centre-back Niklas Sule chased down Gnabry and hacked him to the ground with a slide tackle.

Gnabry saw the funny side of things, but as he got up and looked for his match ball, Javi Martinez leathered it into the Bayern crowd.

What was Martinez thinking?

Gnabry shouted “Javi!” and looked annoyed at first as the Spaniard booted the ball away, but he turned towards the cameras with a smile on his face and didn’t seem too bothered.

We can only assume the ball was returned to Gnabry by the Bayern fans, who now have a new hero to worship.

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