Bayern star Neuer's season over after ski accident

Bayern Munich suffered a major blow on Saturday with their iconic goalkeeper Manuel Neuer announcing he will be out for the rest of the season after breaking his leg skiing.

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has signed a contract extension with the club. (Photo: VCG)

Neuer had gone for a break to try and get over Germany's first round exit at the World Cup.

"While I was trying to get my head clear while ski touring, I suffered a lower leg fracture," he wrote on Instagram.

"It hurts to know that the current season is over for me."