Football in Munich

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Munich is one of the most successful footballing cities in Europe and the World with over 40 trophies, including Germany's victory in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Final.

Football clubs in Munich[edit]

Munich is the most successful city in Bundesliga history.[1] FC Bayern Munich have won 30 National championships along with 19 German Cups, 6 League Cups, 7 DFL-Supercups, 5 UEFA Champions League/European Cups, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, 1 UEFA Super Cup, 2 Intercontinental Cups and 1 FIFA Club World Cup for a total of 73 trophies. TSV 1860 Munich have won 1 National Championship along with 2 DFB Cups leaving Munich with 76 trophies.

FIFA World Cups[edit]

1974 FIFA World Cup[edit]

The Munich Olympic Stadium was the site of the final match of the 1974 FIFA World Cup between the sides of Netherlands and Germany finishing 1:2.

2006 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Inside Allianz Arena.

Munich was one of the cities named for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Allianz Arena was built to host the matches played in Munich instead of Olympic Stadium.

The following games were played at the stadium during the World Cup of 2006:

Date Time(CET) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Spectators
9 June 2006 18:00 Germany 4–2 Costa Rica Group A (opening match) 66,000
14 June 2006 18:00 Tunisia 2–2 Saudi Arabia Group H 66,000
18 June 2006 18:00 Brazil 2–0 Australia Group F 66,000
21 June 2006 21:00 Ivory Coast 3–2 Serbia and Montenegro Group C 66,000
24 June 2007 17:00 Germany 2–0 Sweden Round of 16 66,000
5 July 2006 21:00 Portugal 0–1 France Semi-finals 66,000

UEFA Euro 1988[edit]

The 1988 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in West Germany. It was the eighth European Football Championship, which is held every four years and supported by UEFA. The final tournament took place between 10 and 25 June 1988. The tournament eventually crowned Netherlands as European champions for the first, and so far only time.

Euro 88 was a rare occurrence of a major football tournament being completed without a single player being sent off, any knockout matches going into extra time or penalties and having at least one goal scored in every match.

European club competition finals[edit]

UEFA Champions League/European Champions Cup Finals[edit]

Won by Bayern Munich[edit]

Bayern Munich have won 5 European Cups, including 3 straight titles in the mid 1970s, one in 2001 and most recently, in 2013.

Held in Munich[edit]

1979 European Cup Final[edit]

The 1979 European Cup Final was a football match held in Olympiastadion on 30 May 1979, that saw Nottingham Forest F.C. of England defeat Malmö FF of Sweden 1 – 0.

1993 UEFA Champions League Final[edit]

The 1993 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match between French club Olympique de Marseille and Italy's AC Milan, played on 26 May 1993 in Olympiastadion. Marseille won the match 1–0.

1997 UEFA Champions League Final[edit]

The 1997 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match played between Borussia Dortmund of Germany and Juventus from Italy. The event took place in Olympiastadion on 28 May 1997. Borussia Dortmund wore their traditional yellow and black shirts, while Juventus donned their blue away kit.

2012 UEFA Champions League Final[edit]

The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League, the 57th season of the UEFA Champions League football tournament and the 20th since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup. The match was played at the Allianz Arena and won by Chelsea who beat Bayern Munich on penalties after extra time.

Famous footballers from Munich[edit]

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