[143] At its inception this venture was funded with €600,000, raised by officials and players of the club. [34], His successors as coach, Giovanni Trapattoni and Otto Rehhagel, both finished trophyless after a season, not meeting the club's high expectations. [107] The team's mascot is called "Berni" since 2004.

Bayern Munich hero Kingsley Coman has won a trophy every 9.65 games and NEVER failed to win the league. MSC decreed that the footballers would have to play in red shorts. [63][64] On 18 May 2019, Bayern won their seventh straight Bundesliga title as they finished two points above second place Dortmund with 78 points. The deciding match in the 1971–72 season against Schalke 04 was the first match in the new Olympiastadion, and was also the first live televised match in Bundesliga history. Franz Beckenbauer served one term as head coach and one as caretaker, while Jupp Heynckes had four separate spells as coach, including one as caretaker. Their greatest successes were winning the championships in 1976, 2015 and 2016. [20], After the war, Bayern became a member of the Oberliga Süd, the southern conference of the German first division, which was split five ways at that time. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. [1] Felix Magath (in 2005), Ottmar Hitzfeld (in 2008), Louis van Gaal (in 2010), and Jupp Heynckes (in 2013 and 2018) were awarded the title of Germany's Football Manager of the Year for their work at Bayern. [7][18] Its first national title was gained in 1932, when coach Richard "Little Dombi" Kohn led the team to the German championship by defeating Eintracht Frankfurt 2–0 in the final.
He didn't need three years and a billion pounds sterling... Bayern earned this tbh. Since the 1920s, 1. Bayern is one of only five clubs to have won all three major European competitions and was also the last club to have won three consecutive European Cup titles in the old straight knockout tournament format, entitling them to wear a multiple-winner badge during Champions League matches. [clarification needed] Eventually, the stadium had a capacity of 63,000 for national matches and 59,000 for international occasions such as European Cup competitions. Bayern played its first training games at the Schyrenplatz in the centre of Munich. [87] Since August 2012, 2,000 more seats were added in the last row of the top tier increasing the capacity to 71,000.

On 3 November 2019 Bayern sacked Niko Kovač after a 5–1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt and appointed Hansi Flick as coach. Amongst Bayern's chief European rivals are Real Madrid,[121] A.C. Milan,[122] and Manchester United due to many classic wins, draws and losses. The gymnastics department was founded in 1974 and were most successful in the 1980s.

[133] In previous years the jersey rights were held by Adidas[134] (1974–78), Magirus Deutz and Iveco[135] (1978–84), Commodore[136] (1984–89) and Opel[137] (1989–2002). Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Liga, where they lasted until 2011 when they were relegated to the Regionalliga. It was really hard work,” admitted the Germany goalkeeper. [149][150][151] On 14 July 2013, Bayern played a charity game against financially threatened third division Hansa Rostock. Besides the club's president and the board's chairman, they are Herbert Hainer former CEO of (Adidas), Dr. Herbert Diess chairman of (Volkswagen), Dr. Werner Zedelius senior advisor at (Allianz), Timotheus Höttges CEO of (Deutsche Telekom), Prof. Dr. Dieter Mayer, Edmund Stoiber, Theodor Weimer CEO of (Deutsche Börse), and Dr. Michael Diederich speaker of the board at (UniCredit Bank).[126][127]. The team also won the German Basketball Cup in 1968.

It was hard work.". Josef Sauter, who was inaugurated in 1943, was the only NSDAP member as president. [69], The reserve team serves mainly as the final stepping stone for promising young players before being promoted to the main team. Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick hailed the “crazy” development of his treble-winning team in the ten months since he took charge after the German giants won Sunday’s Champions League … In 1901, Bayern moved to a field of its own, located in Schwabing at the Clemensstraße. All Rights Reserved. The men's team, which currently plays in the Chess Bundesliga following promotion in 2013 from the 2. Ronaldo, Raul & Real Madrid's best XI of the Champions League era, Aguero's final flourish? The club currently has fourteen teams, including eight men's teams, a women's team, three youth teams, and two children teams. Niko Kovac started the season as coach but left in November after a 5-1 loss to  Eintracht Frankfurt. Even PSG’S German coach Thomas Tuchel could not resist praising Neuer. Football enthusiasts across Africa have taken to social media to celebrate Bayern Munich after they defeated PSG 1-0 to win the 2019-20 Uefa Champions League title. [citation needed] Bayern is considered the establishment club,[112] which is reflected by many board members being business leaders[dubious – discuss] and including the former Bavarian minister president, Edmund Stoiber. [100][101][102][103], Stern des Südens is the song which fans sing at FCB home games.

The team plays its home games at the Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle, located in the Sendling-Westpark borough of Munich. They won the 2015–16 Bundesliga, for the second consecutive time. Among European teams, this is ahead of Real Madrid's US$600 million and behind first-placed Manchester United, whose brand is valued at US$853 million. [7][16] By the end of its first decade of founding, Bayern had attracted its first German national team player, Max Gaberl Gablonsky.

Hitzfeld returned as a trainer in January 2007, but Bayern finished the 2006–07 season in fourth position, thus failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in more than a decade.
In the 2012/13 season, Bayern got the better of Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund in the final, winning 2–1 to lift the trophy for the fifth time. As Bayern's performances were perceived to be more and more lackluster, Ancelotti was sacked after a 0–3 loss to Paris St. Germain in the Champions League, early in his second season. [176] The second team play in the 3. Every Bundesliga game has been sold-out for years.