33 Bundesliga titles – 6 UEFA Champions League titles
Recently won 11 consecutive league titles
South Korean soccer standout defender Kim Min-jae, 27, has joined German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
“We have signed Kim Min-jae on a five-year contract until June 30, 2028,” the club announced on its website on June 19 (KST).
Local media reported that Munich paid Napoli (Italy) 50 million euros (approximately $71 billion) for the player. Kim Min-jae’s annual salary is estimated to be around 12 million euros ($17 billion).
Bayern Munich is considered one of the most prestigious clubs in the Bundesliga and in Europe as a whole.
The club was founded in 1900 and has been around for 124 years. It’s the most successful and dominant team in Germany.
They’ve finished at the top of the league 33 times, including the last 11 years in a row. They’ve won the German Football Association (DFB)-Pokal, the equivalent of the FA Cup, 20 times and the Super Cup 10 times.
It has also won the UEFA Champions League (including its predecessor, the European Cup), the competition for Europe’s top clubs, six times.
That’s tied for third most wins behind Real Madrid (14 – Spain) and AC Milan (7 – Italy). Liverpool (England) has also won six titles.
In the 2012-2013 and 2019-2020 seasons, the club won the league, DFB-Pokal, and UEFA Champions League, completing the triple.
The team has been playing at the 75,000-capacity Allianz Arena since the 2005-2006 season. It is located in Munich.
It”s also one of the richest clubs in soccer.
According to the Deloitte Football Money League, an annual ranking from a financial perspective by global accounting firm Deloitte, Munich earned €653.6 million in the 2021-2022 season. That’s sixth in all of Europe and an overwhelming number one in Germany.
The club’s long and illustrious history has produced many legendary players, including Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Muller, Lothar Matthäus, 토토사이트 Oliver Kahn, Philipp Lahm, and Bastian Schweinsteiger.