The Host Arena
Expected to be held at the Allianz Arena, the forthcoming string of football events will take place at the grand football facility. Inaugurated in 2005, the stadium is owned and operated by Allianz Arena Munchen Stadion GmbH. The grass pitch football venue cost approximately three hundred and forty million Euros to construct. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron ArupSport, the Allianz Arena can provide seating for as much as seventy two thousand audiences for a single game. Currently home to TSV 1860 Munchen and FC Bayern Munich, the arena has hosted popular events such as 2006 World Cup and the 2012 UEFA Champions’ League Finals. This time the residents of Munich, Bavaria are in for a treat as the Allianz Arena presents a series of exciting football games, once again.
Introducing FC Bayern Munich
Established in 1900, FC Bayern Munich was founded by gymnastics’ club located in Munich named “MTV 1879”. It was after a congregation from the club to prohibit the members from joining the prestigious German Football Association; that eleven members left the club to form Futball-Club Bayern Munchen. In the team’s first season, it made its way to the semifinals round of the South German Championship. Then in 1910, the franchise became a part of “Kreisliga”, the very first regional league based in Bavaria. It was also during this time that FC Bayern Munich bagged quite a few local trophies and cups. The franchise also won the first Kreisliga title, in its very first season.
During the First World War, all football activities in Germany came to a halt and it wasn’t until 1945 that the club started playing again. Facing quite a few difficulties initially, FC Bayern Munich was relegated in 1955. However, the team regained its position by becoming a member of “Oberliga” in the following year. The football team was able to win the league title in the same year, beating its competitor Fortuna Dusseldorf with a score of 1-0. Currently FC Bayern Munich competes in Bundesliga which is the top tier league in German football.
Wins & Achievements of FC Bayern Munich
The German football club based in Munich, Bavaria is inviting some of the country’s most renowned clubs to challenge it, at its home stadium. With over twenty three national titles and sixteen national cups to its name, FC Bayern Munich is the most successful football club of Germany. Recently, the team qualified for the 2013 UEFA/European Cup Champions League finals’ game, winning it for the fifth time. Furthermore with a grand collection that consists of UEFA Super Cup, European Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Cup, Intercontinental Cups and FIFA Club World Cup, FC Bayern Munich is the only team to win all of these competitions. Supporting the colors red and white, with the flag of Bavaria embossed into the uniforms of the players, the successful team has approximately 300,000 members with over 3500 registered club members. Apart from football FC Bayern Munich also supports various other sports such as basketball, handball, chess, table tennis, bowling, gymnastics, senior football and referees.
Watch your favorite football team from this internationally acclaimed football club as they take on some of their fiercest rivals.