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.
- 1 Football clubs in Munich
- 2 FIFA World Cups
- 3 UEFA Euro 1988
- 4 European club competition finals
- 5 See also
Football clubs in Munich
Munich is the most successful city in Bundesliga history. SpVgg Unterhaching joined FC Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 Munich in the 2000/01 season making this Bundesliga season the only season in history where one city was represented by three teams. 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
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
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|
|2006-06-21||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|
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
UEFA Champions League/European Champions Cup Finals
Won by a Munich club
Won by Bayern Munich
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
1979 European Cup Final
1993 UEFA Champions League Final
1997 UEFA Champions League Final
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
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.