Audi Cup

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Audi Cup
Audi Cup Logo.jpg
Founded 2009; 8 years ago (2009)
Number of teams 4
Current champions Germany Bayern Munich
(3rd title)
Most successful club(s) Germany Bayern Munich
(3 titles)
Television broadcasters ZDF (Germany)
2017 Audi Cup

The Audi Cup is a biennial two-day pre-season football tournament that features four teams, and is staged at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. It is held on odd years since 2009, opposite the FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro, before the start of the Bundesliga season.


The first Audi Cup in 2009 was organised and promoted by car manufacturer Audi AG to celebrate their 100th year of trading and was won by hosts Bayern Munich. It was held in place of the Franz-Beckenbauer-Cup, which took place in 2007, 2008 and 2010. The second edition of the Audi Cup took place in 2011 and was won by Spain's Barcelona. Bayern Munich won their second Audi Cup in 2013 with a 2–1 win over Manchester City and their third Audi Cup in 2015, with a 1–0 win over Real Madrid.


Year Winners Score Runners-up Third place Score Fourth place Venue
2009 Germany Bayern Munich 0–0 (7–6 p) England Manchester United Argentina Boca Juniors 1–1 (4–3 p) Italy Milan Allianz Arena, Munich
2011 Spain Barcelona 2–0 Germany Bayern Munich Brazil Internacional 2–2 (2–0 p) Italy Milan Allianz Arena, Munich
2013 Germany Bayern Munich 2–1 England Manchester City Italy Milan 1–0 Brazil São Paulo Allianz Arena, Munich
2015 Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 Spain Real Madrid England Tottenham Hotspur 2–0 Italy Milan Allianz Arena, Munich
2017 Allianz Arena, Munich

Performance by team[edit]

Audi Cup is hosted by Bayern Munich, and Milan is the only other team that has participated in all four Audi Cup tournaments. Barcelona were invited in 2011 and won the cup in their only participation.

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
Germany Bayern Munich 3 (2009, 2013, 2015) 1 (2011)
Spain Barcelona 1 (2011)
Spain Real Madrid 1 (2015)
England Manchester United 1 (2009)
England Manchester City 1 (2013)
Italy Milan 1 (2013) 3 (2009, 2011, 2015)
Argentina Boca Juniors 1 (2009)
Brazil Internacional 1 (2011)
England Tottenham Hotspur 1 (2015)
Brazil São Paulo 1 (2013)

Top goalscorers[edit]

Position Player Club Goals
1 Germany Thomas Müller Germany Bayern Munich 3
Spain Thiago Germany Bayern Munich
2 Poland Robert Lewandowski Germany Bayern Munich 2
Brazil Leandro Damião Brazil Internacional
Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Italy Milan
Italy Stephan El Shaarawy
Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Džeko England Manchester City
Croatia Mario Mandžukić Germany Bayern Munich

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