FC Bayern Munich

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Coordinates: 48°6′6.64″N 11°34′22.00″E / 48.1018444°N 11.5727778°E / 48.1018444; 11.5727778

Bayern Munich
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Full nameFußball-Club Bayern München e. V.
Nickname(s)
  • Der FCB (The FCB)
  • Die Bayern (The Bavarians)
  • Stern des Südens (Star of the South)
  • Die Roten (The Reds)[1]
  • FC Hollywood[2]
Short name
  • Bayern Munich
  • FC Bayern
  • Bayern
  • FCB
Founded27 February 1900; 122 years ago (1900-02-27)
StadiumAllianz Arena
Capacity75,000[3]
PresidentHerbert Hainer
CEOOliver Kahn
Head coachJulian Nagelsmann
LeagueBundesliga
2021–22Bundesliga, 1st of 18 (champions)
WebsiteClub website
Current season
Active departments of
FC Bayern Munich
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Football (men's) Football II (men's) Football JT (men's)
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Football (women's) Football (seniors) Basketball
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Handball Chess Bowling
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Table tennis Referees

Fußball-Club Bayern München e. V. (FCB, pronounced [ˈfuːsbalˌklʊp ˈbaɪɐn ˈmʏnçn̩] (audio speaker iconlisten)), also known as FC Bayern (pronounced [ˌɛft͡seː ˈbaɪɐn] (audio speaker iconlisten)), Bayern Munich, or simply Bayern is a German professional sports club based in Munich, Bavaria. 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.

Honours[change | change source]

The three consecutive European Cup trophies won by FC Bayern Munich from 1974 to 1976. The one on the far right is the real trophy, given to Bayern permanently. The ones on the left are slightly smaller replicas.
Type Competition Titles Seasons
Domestic German Champions/Bundesliga 32 1932, 1968–69, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
DFB-Pokal 20 1956–57, 1965–66, 1966–67, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1981–82, 1983–84, 1985–86, 1997–98, 1999–2000, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20
DFB/DFL-Supercup 9 1987, 1990, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
DFL-Ligapokal 6 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007
European UEFA Champions League / European Cup 6 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76, 2000–01, 2012–13, 2019–20
UEFA Europa League / UEFA Cup 1 1995–96
UEFA/European Cup Winners' Cup 1 1966–67
UEFA/European Super Cup 2 2013, 2020
Worldwide Intercontinental Cup 2 1976, 2001
FIFA Club World Cup 2 2013, 2020
  •   record
  • S shared record

Trebles[change | change source]

Bayern Munich has completed all available Trebles (seasonal treble, domestic treble and European treble).[4]

The football competitions, which consist of a single match involving only two teams (for example, the UEFA Super Cup or DFL Supercup) are generally not counted as part of a treble.

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 19 July 2022[5]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Germany Germany Manuel Neuer (captain)[6]
2 DF France France Dayot Upamecano
4 DF Netherlands Netherlands Matthijs de Ligt
5 DF France France Benjamin Pavard
6 MF Germany Germany Joshua Kimmich
7 FW Germany Germany Serge Gnabry
8 MF Germany Germany Leon Goretzka
10 FW Germany Germany Leroy Sané
11 FW France France Kingsley Coman
13 FW Cameroon Cameroon Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
14 MF Germany Germany Paul Wanner
15 DF United States United States Chris Richards
17 FW Senegal Senegal Sadio Mané
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF Austria Austria Marcel Sabitzer
19 DF Canada Canada Alphonso Davies
20 DF Senegal Senegal Bouna Sarr
21 DF France France Lucas Hernandez
23 DF France France Tanguy Nianzou
25 FW Germany Germany Thomas Müller (vice-captain)[7]
26 GK Germany Germany Sven Ulreich
28 MF Croatia Croatia Gabriel Vidović
32 FW Netherlands Netherlands Joshua Zirkzee
38 MF Netherlands Netherlands Ryan Gravenberch
40 DF Morocco Morocco Noussair Mazraoui
42 FW Germany Germany Jamal Musiala
44 DF Croatia Croatia Josip Stanišić

Out on loan[change | change source]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Germany Germany Alexander Nübel (at Monaco until 30 June 2023)
DF Germany Germany Bright Arrey-Mbi (at 1. FC Köln until 30 June 2023)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF United States United States Malik Tillman (at Rangers until 30 June 2023)

Retired numbers[change | change source]

Notable past players[change | change source]

The "Greatest Ever" squad chosen by more than 79,901 fans, in 2005. The coach chosen was Ottmar Hitzfeld.[9]

At his farewell game, Oliver Kahn was declared honorary captain of Bayern Munich.[10] The players below are part of the FC Bayern Munich Hall of Fame.[11]

1930s

1970s:

1980s:

1990s:

2000s:

2010s:

Captains[change | change source]

Years Captain
1965 Germany Adolf Kunstwadl (DF)
1965–1970 Germany Werner Olk (DF)
1970–1977 Germany Franz Beckenbauer (DF)
1977–1979 Germany Sepp Maier (GK)
1979 Germany Gerd Müller (FW)
1979–1980 Germany Georg Schwarzenbeck (DF)
1980–1983 Germany Paul Breitner (MF)
1983–1984 Germany Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (FW)
1984–1991 Germany Klaus Augenthaler (DF)
1991–1994 Germany Raimond Aumann (GK)
1994–1997 Germany Lothar Matthäus (MF/DF)
1997–1999 Germany Thomas Helmer (DF)
1999–2002 Germany Stefan Effenberg (MF)
2002–2008 Germany Oliver Kahn (GK)
2008–2011 Netherlands Mark van Bommel (MF)
2011–2017 Germany Philipp Lahm (DF)
2017– Germany Manuel Neuer (GK)

Coaches[change | change source]

Current staff[change | change source]

As of 26 August 2021[13]
Coaching staff
Germany Julian Nagelsmann Head coach
Germany Benjamin Glück Assistant coaches
Germany Xaver Zembrod
Germany Dino Toppmöller
Germany Toni Tapalović Goalkeeping coach
Analysis department
Germany Michael Niemeyer Head of video analysis
Germany Vitus Angerer Video analysts
Germany Michael Cuper
Germany Maximilian Schwab
Fitness coaches
Germany Prof. Dr. Holger Broich Scientific director and head of fitness
Italy Simon Martinello Fitness coaches
Germany Peter Schlösser
Germany Thomas Wilhelmi
Turkey Soner Mansuroglu Data analyst
Medical department
Germany Prof. Dr. Roland Schmidt Internist and cardiologist
Germany Dr. Jochen Hahne Team doctor
Germany Prof. Dr. Peter Ueblacker Chief medical officer
Germany Helmut Erhard Head of physiotherapy
Germany Gerry Hoffmann Deputy head of physiotherapy
Italy Gianni Bianchi Physiotherapists
Germany Florian Brandner
Germany Knut Stamer
Germany Christian Huhn
Germany Stephan Weickert
Sport management and organisation
Germany Kathleen Krüger Head of team management
Germany Bastian Wernscheid Team manager

Coaches since 1963[change | change source]

No. Coach Period Major
Titles
Domestic European Worldwide
from until days BL DP LP SC CL EL SC WC ICC CWC
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zlatko Čajkovski 1 July 1963 30 June 1968 1,826 3 2 1
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branko Zebec 1 July 1968 13 March 1970 620 2 1 1
3 West Germany Udo Lattek 14 March 1970 2 January 1975 1,755 5 3 1 1
4 West Germany Dettmar Cramer 16 January 1975 30 November 1977 1,049 3 2 1
5 Hungary Gyula Lóránt 2 December 1977 18 December 1978 453
6 Hungary Pál Csernai 19 December 1978 16 May 1983 1,537 3 2 1
7 West Germany Reinhard Saftig (caretaker) 17 May 1983 30 June 1983 44
8 West Germany Udo Lattek 1 July 1983 30 June 1987 1,460 5 3 2
9 Germany Jupp Heynckes 1 July 1987 8 October 1991 1,560 4 2 2
10 Denmark Søren Lerby 9 October 1991 10 March 1992 153
11 Germany Erich Ribbeck 11 March 1992 27 December 1993 656
12 Germany Franz Beckenbauer 28 December 1993 30 June 1994 184 1 1
13 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni 1 July 1994 30 June 1995 364
14 Germany Otto Rehhagel 1 July 1995 27 April 1996 301
15 Germany Franz Beckenbauer (caretaker) 29 April 1996 30 June 1996 62 1 1
16 Italy Giovanni Trapattoni 1 July 1996 30 June 1998 729 3 1 1 1
17 Germany Ottmar Hitzfeld 1 July 1998 30 June 2004 2,191 11 4 2 3 1 1
18 Germany Felix Magath 1 July 2004 31 January 2007 944 5 2 2 1
19 Germany Ottmar Hitzfeld 1 February 2007 30 June 2008 515 3 1 1 1
20 Germany Jürgen Klinsmann 1 July 2008 27 April 2009 300
21 Germany Jupp Heynckes (caretaker) 28 April 2009 30 June 2009 63
22 Netherlands Louis van Gaal 1 July 2009 9 April 2011 647 3 1 1 1
23 Netherlands Andries Jonker (caretaker) 10 April 2011 30 June 2011 81
24 Germany Jupp Heynckes 1 July 2011 30 June 2013 730 4 1 1 1 1
25 Spain Pep Guardiola[14][15] 1 July 2013 30 June 2016 1,095 7 3 2 1 1
26 Italy Carlo Ancelotti 1 July 2016 28 September 2017 454 3 1 2
27 France Willy Sagnol (caretaker) 29 September 2017 8 October 2017 9
28 Germany Jupp Heynckes 9 October 2017 1 July 2018 265 1 1
29 Croatia Niko Kovač 1 July 2018 3 November 2019 490 3 1 1 1
30 Germany Hansi Flick 3 November 2019 30 June 2021 605 7 2 1 1 1 1 1
31 Germany Julian Nagelsmann 1 July 2021 present 524 2 1 1

Literature[change | change source]

  • Hüetlin, Thomas: Gute Freunde. Die wahre Geschichte des FC Bayern München. Blessing, München 2006, ISBN 3-89667-254-1.
  • Schulze-Marmeling, Dietrich: Der FC Bayern und seine Juden. Aufstieg und Zerschlagung einer liberalen Fußballkultur. Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 2011, ISBN 978-3-89533-781-9.[16]
  • Bausenwein, Christoph, Schulze-Marmeling, Dietrich: FC Bayern München. Unser Verein, unsere Geschichte. Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 2012, ISBN 978-3-89533-894-6.

Notes[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Never-say-die Reds overcome Ingolstadt at the death". FC Bayern Munich. Archived from the original on 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. Whitney, Clark (8 April 2010). "CL Comment: Van Gaal's Bayern Give New Meaning to "FC Hollywood"". Goal.com. Archived from the original on 29 June 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  3. "Ab sofort 75.000 Fans bei Bundesliga-Heimspielen" [As of now 75,000 for Bundesliga home matches]. FC Bayern Munich. 13 January 2015. Archived from the original on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  4. "10 most successful teams of all time in Europe". Sportskeeda. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  5. "First Team". FC Bayern München AG. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  6. "Kovac: Neuer bleibt Bayern-Kapitän" [Kovač: Neuer remains Bayern captain]. kicker (in German). 30 July 2018. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
  7. "Robert Lewandowski: 'I can imagine a long future with Bayern Munich'". Bundesliga. Frankfurt. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2022. Coach Niko Kovac acknowledged Lewandowski's influence in the dressing room when he made him the club's third captain behind Manuel Neuer and Thomas Müller in early 2019.
  8. The Bundesliga's 12th man: why you hardly ever see Bundesliga players wearing the No.12 shirt on Bundesliga website
  9. "Fans name greatest Reds of all time". The official FC Bayern Munich Website. 1 June 2005. Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2007.
  10. "Kahn wird Ehrenspielführer des FCB" (in German). The official FC Bayern Munich Website. 15 August 2008. Archived from the original on 21 December 2008. Retrieved 2 September 2008.
  11. "Hall of Fame". FC Bayern Munich. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  12. "Große Ehre für Schweinsteiger". FC Bayern Munich (in German). 26 August 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  13. "FC Bayern München – Profis" [FC Bayern Munich – Professionals]. fcbayern.com (in German). FC Bayern München AG. 2018. Archived from the original on 19 June 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  14. "Pep Guardiola given Bayern Munich head coach start date". BBC. 8 May 2013. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2013.
  15. "Guardiola's start date with Bayern revealed". Goal.com. 7 May 2013. Archived from the original on 7 June 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2013.
  16. Vgl. Markwart Herzog: Fußball unterm Hakenkreuz Archived 28 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. In: H-Soz-u-Kult, 15. Juni 2011 (Sammelrezension zu: Backes, Gregor: "Mit Deutschem Sportgruss, Heil Hitler". Der FC St. Pauli im Nationalsozialismus. Hamburg 2010/Dietrich Schulze-Marmeling: Der FC Bayern und seine Juden. Aufstieg und Zerschlagung einer liberalen Fußballkultur. Göttingen 2011/Jakob Rosenberg u. a. (Hrsg.): Grün-Weiß unterm Hakenkreuz. Der Sportklub Rapid im Nationalsozialismus (1938–1945). Wien 2011)

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