James Rodriguez made his first appearance in a Bayern Munich shirt as Carlo Ancelotti’s men retained the Telekom Cup following wins over Werder Bremen and Hoffenheim.
The Colombian joined the Bundesliga champions earlier this month when he signed a two-year loan deal from Real Madrid and made his debut as a substitute in the 1-0 semi-final against Hoffenheim.
A Robert Lewandowski goal was enough to seal a narrow win for the Bavarians before Rodriguez was handed a starting berth for the final against Bremen.
Playing in the number 10 role, the 26-year-old impressed as goals from Thomas Muller and Juan Bernat meant that Bayern won the trophy for the fourth time in five attempts.
Thomas Muller was wearing the captain’s armband following the retirement of Philipp Lahm, while Corentin Tolisso also made his first appearance for the club.
Rodriguez left the Bernabeu following a frustrating campaign last season, when he was on the edges of Zinedine Zidane’s first team and was left out of the squad for the Champions League final.