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Facts about the Bundesliga

Confederation:

UEFA

Ranking in UEFA League Coefficient:

2nd

Headquarters:

DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH, Guiollettstraße 44-46, 60325 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 69-65005-0
Fax: +49 (0) 69-65005-555

President:

Dr. Reinhard Rauball (also President of Borussia Dortmund)

Founded:

1963

Name Sponsor:

No Name Sponsor

Number of Teams:

18

Matchdays:

34

Total Number of Matches:

306

Domestic Cup:

DFB Pokal

Current Champions (2016/2017):

FC Bayern Munich (27th title)

Most Championships:

FC Bayern Munich (27 titles)
TV Partners:
Total Revenue: € 1,262 mn (Domestic: € 1,159 mn, International: € 72 mn)
SKY Deutschland (until 31/05/2021)
Annual revenue: € 876 mn
Sky shows all matches of the Bundesliga on Saturdays and Sundays live
 
ARD (until 31/05/2021)
Annual revenue: € 115 mn (estimated)
ARD shows highlights on Saturday evening (6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.)
 
ZDF (until 31/05/2021)
Annual revenue: € 25 mn (estimated)
ZDF shows highlights of a few matches on Saturday evening
 
Eurosport (until 31/05/2021)
Annual revenue: € 136 mn (estimated)
Eurosport shows the Friday night match of the Bundesliga
 
Amazon (until 31/05/2021)
Annual revenue: € 10 mn (estimated)
Amazon holds the radio rights for the Bundesliga.
 

Record Transfers:

Sold: Ousmane Dembélé, August 2017
From Borussia Dortmund to FC Barcelona
Transfer Fee: € 105 mn

Bought: Corentin Tolisso, July 2017
From Olympique Lyon to FC Bayern Munich
Transfer Fee: € 41,5 mn

Biggest Stadium:

Signal Iduna Park, Borussia Dortmund
Capacity: 81,359

Most Matches in Bundesliga History:

Karl-Heinz Körbel, 602 Matches (all for Eintracht Frankfurt, 1972-1991)

Most Goals in Bundesliga History:

Gerhard "Gerd" Müller, 356 Goals in 427 Matches (all for FC Bayern Munich, 1965-1979)

Top Scorer of the Season 2016/2017:

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund, 31 goals

Player of the Season 2016/2017:

Robert Lewandowski, FC Bayern Munich

Goal of the Season 2016/2017:

Nabil Bentaleb, FC Schalke 04 vs. FC Augsburg on 15th of October 2016 (Final result 1:1)

Oldest player in Bundesliga History:

Klaus Fichtel (FC Schalke 04), 43 years and 184 days (May 21st, 1988 vs. Werder Bremen)

Youngest player in Bundesliga History:

Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund), 16 years and 335 days (May 13th, 2007 vs. VfL Wolfsburg)