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 which include over 40 trophies including Germany's victory in the 1974 FIFA World Cup victory where the Final was held.

Football clubs in Munich[edit]

Munich is the most successful city in Bundesliga history. The success of Munich in German football doesn't stop there. FC Bayern Munich have won 23 national championship along with 14DFB Cups,5 UEFA Champions League/European Championship, 1 UEFA Cup and 1 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup for a total of 41 trophies. TSV 1860 Munich have won 1 National Championship along with 2 DFB Cups leaving Munich with 44 trophies.

Bayern is one of only three clubs to have been awarded the UEFA Plaque. The plaque was awarded to Bayern, as well as Ajax and Juventus, for winning the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Cup and Champions League/European Cup.

FIFA World Cups[edit]

1974 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Main article: 1974 FIFA World Cup

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]

Main article: 2006 FIFA World Cup
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
2006-06-09 18.00 Germany 4-2 Costa Rica Group A (opening match) 66,000
2006-06-14 18.00 Tunisia 2-2 Saudi Arabia Group H 66,000
2006-06-18 18.00 Brazil 2-0 Australia Group F 66,000
2006-06-21 21.00 Côte d'Ivoire 3-2 Serbia and Montenegro Group C 66,000
2006-06-24 17.00 Germany 2-0 Sweden Round of 16 66,000
2006-07-05 21.00 Portugal 0-1 France Semifinals 66,000

UEFA Euro 1988[edit]

Main article: UEFA Euro 1988

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 June 10 and June 25, 1988. The tournament eventually crowned Netherlands as European champions for the first, and so far only time.

Euro 88 was a rare incidence 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 a Bayern Munich[edit]

Won by Bayern Munich[edit]

Bayern Munich have won 5 European Cups which includes 3 straight trophies in the mid-1970s, 2001 and most recently, the 2013 champions league.

Held in Munich[edit]

1979 European Cup Final[edit]

The 1979 European Cup Final was a football match held in Olympiastadion on May 30, 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 May 26, 1993 in Olympiastadion.

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 F.C.

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