Football in Munich

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

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 25 National championships along with 17 DFB Cups, 6 League Cups, 4 DFL-Supercups, 5 UEFA Champions League/European Championship, 1 UEFA Cup, 1 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, 1 UEFA Supercup, 2 Intercontinental Cups and 1 FIFA Club World Cup for a total of 63 trophies. TSV 1860 Munich have won 1 National Championship along with 2 DFB Cups leaving Munich with 66 trophies.

Bayern is one of only three clubs to have won the three seasonal UEFA competitions join to Ajax and Juventus having lifted the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Cup and Champions League/European Cup.

FIFA World Cups

1974 FIFA World Cup

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

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
2006-06-0918.00Germany4-2Costa RicaGroup A (opening match)66,000
2006-06-1418.00Tunisia2-2Saudi ArabiaGroup H66,000
2006-06-1818.00Brazil2-0AustraliaGroup F66,000
2006-06-2121.00Côte d'Ivoire3-2Serbia and MontenegroGroup C66,000
2006-06-2417.00Germany2-0SwedenRound of 1666,000

UEFA Euro 1988

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 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

UEFA Champions League/European Champions Cup Finals

Won by a Bayern Munich

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

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

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

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.

See also

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