FC Bayern Munich

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FC Bayern Munich
Full nameFußball-Club Bayern München e. V.
Nickname(s)Der FCB (The FCB)
Die Bayern (The Bavarians)
Die Roten (The Reds)
FC Hollywood
GroundAllianz Arena
Ground Capacity69,901
ChairmanUli Hoeneß
ManagerNiko Kovac
2017-18Bundesliga, 1st
33px Current season

FC Bayern Munich, also known as FC Bayern München, is a German football club. The club was founded in 1900 and has over 200,000 paying members. It has won the most titles in the Bundesliga and in the German cup.

The football team is playing in the Allianz Arena. The team also has the most supporters in all of Germany.

Bayern Munich won its first national title in 1932. This was the last season before the Nazi Regime took over the power. Bayern Munich was blamed to be a 'Club of Jews', the president, Kurt Landauer, was forced to flee and several players were punished. After the war ended, erroneously the local rival 1860 München was considered to be better and let into the first German league. But in the first season 1963, Bayern Munich won most of its games, ascended into the first league and still plays there without any descend.

Bayern Munich won the UEFA Champions League in 2001 and in 2013. 2013 also was the year of the victory of the historic treble - an achievement no other German club ever gained before.

Current squad

As of 26 January 2014[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER GK Manuel Neuer (captain)
4 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Niklas Süle
5 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Mats Hummels
6 ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP MF Thiago
7 FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA MF Franck Ribéry
8 ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP DF Javi Martínez
9 POLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POL FW Robert Lewandowski
10 NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED MF Arjen Robben
11 COLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge COL MF James Rodríguez (on loan from Real Madrid)
13 BRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BRA DF Rafinha

17 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Jérôme Boateng
18 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Leon Goretzka
No. Position Player
20 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Felix Götze

24 FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA MF Corentin Tolisso
25 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER FW Thomas Müller (vice-captain)
26 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER GK Sven Ulreich
27 AUTborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge AUT DF David Alaba
29 FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA MF Kingsley Coman
30 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Niklas Dorsch
32 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Joshua Kimmich
34 AUTborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge AUT DF Marco Friedl
35 PORborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POR MF Renato Sanches
36 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER GK Christian Früchtl
40 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Fabian Benko

Famous players of the club

File:Bayern vs Sao Paulo at Hong Kong.jpg
Bayern Munich (in the red kit) against São Paulo in 2007.
File:FC Bayern München Fanshop.jpg
A Bayern Munich fan shop in Munich, Germany.


File:Jupp Heynckes 2012 Bayern München.jpg
Jupp Heynckes, coach of Bayern Munich from 1987 to 1991 and again from 2011 to mid-2013.


League position

Season League Position
2009–10 Bundesliga Champions
2010–11 Bundesliga 3rd
2011–12 Bundesliga 2nd
2012–13 Bundesliga Champions
2013–14 Bundesliga Champions
2014–15 Bundesliga Champions
2015–16 Bundesliga Champions
2016–17 Bundesliga Champions

Former position


  1. "FC Bayern München – First Team". fcbayern.de. 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014.

Other websites

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