Bayern Munich's Dante signs extension through 2017


Dante has pledged his future to Bayern Munich, signing an extension through 2017.

MUNICH (AP) - Brazil defender Dante has extended his contract with Champions League winner Bayern Munich until 2017.

The Bundesliga club says Dante signed a one-year extension.

Dante, who arrived in 2012 from Borussia Moenchengladbach, says it was ''the best decision of my life'' to come to Bayern.

Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Dante was ''one of our best transfers'' in the past few years.

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