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
ManagerHans-Dieter Flick
2018–19Bundesliga, 1st
Current season

FC Bayern Munich, also known as FC Bayern München (German: FC Bayern München, Bavarian: FC Bayern Minga), 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[change | change source]

As of 4 August 2019[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 Germany GK Manuel Neuer (captain)
4 Germany DF Niklas Süle
5 France DF Benjamin Pavard
6 Spain MF Thiago
8 Spain DF Javi Martínez
9 Poland FW Robert Lewandowski
15 Germany FW Fiete Arp
17 Germany DF Jérôme Boateng
18 Germany MF Leon Goretzka
No. Position Player
19 Canada MF Alphonso Davies
21 France DF Lucas Hernández
22 Germany MF Serge Gnabry
24 France MF Corentin Tolisso
25 Germany FW Thomas Müller (vice-captain)
26 Germany GK Sven Ulreich
27 Austria DF David Alaba
29 France MF Kingsley Coman
32 Germany DF Joshua Kimmich
35 Portugal MF Renato Sanches
36 Germany GK Christian Früchtl
39 Germany GK Ron-Thorben Hoffmann

Famous players of the club[change | change source]

Bayern Munich (in the red kit) against São Paulo in 2007.
A Bayern Munich fan shop in Munich, Germany.

Coaches[change | change source]

Jupp Heynckes, coach of Bayern Munich from 1987 to 1991 and again from 2011 to mid-2013.

League position[change | change source]

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
2017-18 Bundesliga Champions
2018-19 Bundesliga Champions

Former position[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]