Bayern Munich club records

German championship: 1932, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
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German FA Cup winners: 1957, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
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Cup and league double: 1969, 1986, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
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German League Cup winners: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007

German Championship Plate

German Championship Plate

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German Super Cup winners: 1983 (unofficial), 1987, 1990, 2010
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South German champions: 1926, 1928
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Bavarian champions: 1910, 1911, 1926, 1928,
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South Bavarian champions: 1910, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1923, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1944
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Upper Bavarian champions: 1904, 1905, 1908, 1917, 1918, 1945

3 x European Cup Winner + 1 x Champions League

3 x European Cup Winner + 1 x Champions League

European Cup/Champions League winners: 1974, 1975, 1976, 2001
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UEFA Cup winners: 1996
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European Cup Winners Cup winners: 1967
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Intercontinental Cup: 1976, 2001


Famous past players

There are so many!  Here are just a few of perhaps the best-known outside Germany:

Michael Ballack
Former German national team captain.  Midfielder who is very strong in the air in the opponents’ penalty area. Started his Bundesliga career at 1 FC Kaiserslautern and made his name at Bayer Leverkusen, before moving to Bayern in 2002.  Moved to Chelsea in May 2006. Returned to Bayer Leverkusen in 2010.

Franz Beckenbauer
‘Der Kaiser’.   Won everything – including the World Cup – as both player and manager.  Also played in the final years of his career for Hamburg SV and New York Cosmos. Now honorary president of Bayern.

Mark Hughes
It’s often forgotten by English football fans that Manchester United legend Hughes spent the 1987/88 season on loan with Bayern from Barcelona.

Long-time keeper Oliver Kahn

Long-time keeper Oliver Kahn


Oliver Kahn

Bayern’s former club captain and highly successful goalkeeper.  Began his career at Karlsruhe before moving in 1994 to Bayern for €2.3m.  He went on to help Bayern win the German championship 8 times before hanging up his gloves in 2008.

Jürgen Klinsmann
Much travelled during his playing career, Klinsmann played for Bayern from 1995-97, having joined from Spurs.  Former ‘Footballer of the Year’ in both Germany and England.  Now German national team coach.


Sepp Maier

Legendary goalkeeper for club and country.  Holds the record as the Bayern player to have played the most games ever in the Bundesliga (473).  Joined the club in 1959 and went on to become long-standing goalkeeping coach.

Lothar Matthäus
Played 302 games for Bayern, during which time he played 90 times for the national side.  Between 1980 and 2000 he played a total of 150 times for the national team, a record for such appearances.  He won 7 league titles with Bayern.

Gerd Müller
‘Der Bomber’.  Diminutive, stocky goal-poacher he rates as the most successful striker in German footballing history with 68 goals in 62 games for West Germany and 365 in 427 Bundesliga games between 1965 and 1979 for Bayern.  He was the top goalscorer in the Bundesliga seven times and Footballer of the Year twice.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Played for Bayern from 1974-84.  Twice ‘European Footballer of the Year’.  Capped 95 times by West Germany.  Now club chairman.

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