Sportevents in Munich

The figurehead in sports in Munich certainly is the FC Bayern München, who won the German Football Championship and more often than any other football club and additionally several international titles. In addition to the games of the German Football League the FC Bayern München played and will surely play a lot of interesting international football matches within the scope of the Champions League. The venue is the Allianz Arena that was opened in 2005. In a construction period that did not even last three years the most modern stadium in Europe was built. It represents as well a unique architectural soccer arena. At its peak it may accommodate 67.812 visitors on completely roofed seats. The second big football club in Munich, 1860 München, plays as well in this stadium that may be illuminated in red for Bayern München and in blue for 1860 München.

Again Basketball becomes more and more popular in Munich as the players of Bayern München won the German Championship in the last season 2013/14. The title aroused interest for this sport.

Another sport should be paid attention to as well. The judoka of the TSV Großhadern, a rather small sport club in Munich’s south, are known for several German champions and participate since 1972 regularly in the Olympic Games. Additionally Großhadern is well known as an Olympic base for Judo. The judoka of this club fight as well successfully in the national German League.

Well known and as well successful are the clubs EHC Red Bull München in the German Ice hockey League and the Munich Cowboys in American Football.

The world famous Olympic stadium that after its opening for the Olympic Games in 1972 was the stadium for the Munich football clubs has become a favoured venue for track meetings with international participation.