Former French international Bixente Lizarazu to run naked through the streets of Evian

The former Bayern Munich defender has confirmed he will keep to the promise he made of running through the streets of Evian naked after the club earned promotion
France legend Bixente Lizarazu has confirmed he will run through the streets of Evian naked following the local club's recent promotion to Ligue 1.

The former Bayern Munich left-back told reporters last July that if Evian TG, the club where he is a shareholder win promotion to the summit of French football, he would go through with the striptease.

Evian won promotion last week with a 2-1 victory over Stade de Reims confirming the club as champions of Ligue 2, only a year after coming up from France's third tier.

When French TV channel TF1 quizzed the former French international whether he would keep his promise, Lizarazu said: "I'll do it, I'll do it. I'll keep my word, I'll do it, but I'm not going to call the national press!"

Lizarazu announced his retirement from football in 2006 after a successful career which saw the left-back pick up numerous Bundesliga titles with Bayern and a Champions League winners medal in 2001.

The former player, who made 97 appearances for France also won the World Cup in 1998 and Euro 2000 with the national side.

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