German association football league

The Bundesliga (German: [ˈbʊndəsˌliːɡa] (About this soundlisten); lit. Federal League), sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga ([ˌfuːsbal-]) or 1. Bundesliga ([ˌeːɐ̯stə-]), is a football league which is top division in Germany. The league has 18 teams, and the teams can be relegated to 2. Fußball-Bundesliga. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with some games being played during the week.

Organising bodyDeutsche Fußball Liga (DFL)
Founded24 August 1963; 57 years ago (1963-08-24)
Number of teams18
Level on pyramid1
Relegation to2. Bundesliga
Domestic cup(s)
International cup(s)
Current championsBayern Munich (29th title)
Most championshipsBayern Munich (29 titles)
Most appearancesCharly Körbel (602)
Top goalscorerGerd Müller (365)
TV partnersList of broadcasters
2020–21 Bundesliga

Since 1963, FC Bayern Munich has almost completely dominated the league, winning 29 times. However, the league has seen other champions, such as Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hamburger SV, Werder Bremen, VfB Stuttgart, VfL Wolfsburg and so on. The Bundesliga is one of the top leagues, currently ranked 4th place in UEFA's UEFA coefficient.[1] The league has a very high average attendance, the top association football league in the world.

2020–21 clubsEdit


The current champions are FC Bayern Munich.


  1. "Member associations - UEFA rankings - Country coefficients". Uefa.com. Retrieved 20 May, 2019. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)