Franz Beckenbauer Cup

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Franz Beckenbauer Cup
Founded 2007
Region Munich
Number of teams 2
Current champions Real Madrid
Most successful club(s) Real Madrid, Barcelona, Internazionale (1 title each)

The Franz Beckenbauer Cup is an annual friendly association football match named in honour of Franz Beckenbauer. It is organised by Bayern Munich before the beginning of the season, and played between the hosts and a guest team at the Allianz Arena.

Inspiration for the cup came from Bayern's participation in the 2006 Joan Gamper Trophy.[1]

Bayern Munich has never won the cup.

Matches[edit]

In case of a draw, the winner is immediately decided on penalties. No extra time is played.

Year Date Champion Runner-up Score
2007 15 August Spain Barcelona Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 (Messi 85')[2]
2008 5 August Italy Internazionale Germany Bayern Munich 1–0 (Mancini 52')[3]
2009 Audi Cup held instead
2010 13 August Spain Real Madrid Germany Bayern Munich 0–0 (4–2 p)[4]
later Audi Cup held instead

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived July 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Bayern gegen Barcelona: Scholl feiert, Messi trifft - SPIEGEL ONLINE". Spiegel.de. 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  3. ^ "Beckenbauer-Cup: Klinsmanns Heim-Premiere missglückt - Bundesliga - FOCUS Online - Nachrichten" (in German). Focus.de. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  4. ^ [2] Archived August 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.