Fußball-Bundesliga

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Bundesliga
Country Germany Germany
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1963
Level 1
Number of teams 18
Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
Domestic cup DFB-Pokal
International cup Champions League
Europa League
Current champions FC Bayern Munich (2012–13)
Most successful club FC Bayern Munich (22 titles)
Soccerball current event.svg2012–13 Fußball-Bundesliga

The Fußball-Bundesliga (also named the Bundesliga, German pronunciation: [ˈbʊndəsˌliːɡa], Federal League) is a football league which is top division in Germany. The league has 18 teams, and the teams can be relegated to 2. Fußball-Bundesliga. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with some games being played during the week.

Since 1963, FC Bayern Munich has almost completely dominated the league, winning 21 times. However, the league has seen other champions, such as Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hamburger SV, Werder Bremen, VfB Stuttgart, VfL Wolfsburg and so on. The Bundesliga is one of the top leagues, currently ranked 3rd place in UEFA's UEFA coefficient, previously being ranked 2nd in 2009. The league has a very high average attendance, the top association football league in the world.

2012–13 clubs[change | edit source]

Champions[change | edit source]


The current champions are FC Bayern Munich.