One World Cup triumph, a pair of second-place finishes, and 49 goals in 130 caps highlight a remarkable career for Lukas Podolski, and the Galatasaray forward was paid deserving praise Wednesday in Dortmund.

Related – Watch: Podolski marks final Germany cap with stunning screamer in victory

Podolski, 31, marked his final Die Mannschaft appearance with a stunning winner against England at the Westfalenstadion, and was given a standing ovation complete with a Hans Zimmer’s “Now We Are Free” from the film “Gladiator” when taken off for Sebastian Rudy in the 84th minute.

Here’s a look at some images from Podolski’s final Germany match:

Germany boss Jogi Low shares a moment with the Koln academy grad.

“You were lighter in your 20s, Poldi!”

Germany’s bench honours the nation’s third-most capped player.

England squad congratulates the former Arsenal stud.

As one international career ends, another begins.

Family and friends embrace the Polish-born left-footed legend.

Auf Wiedersehen, Prince Poldi.

(Photos Courtesy: Reuters)

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