List of Bundesliga Winners

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1. FC Köln were the inaugural Bundesliga winners in 1964 after the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (German Football Association) established Germany's first professional football league in 1963.

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The Billy Goats went on to win the title for the second and last occasion in the 1977/78 season and by that time Bayern Munich had established themselves, along with Borussia Mönchengladbach, as a formidable force in the division. Munich went on to dominate the German top tier and are currently the winning most side in the competition.

Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery plays the ball (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)6x5x4x3xFC Bayern Munich (27 titles), Borussia Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund (5), Werder Bremen (4), Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart (3), 1. FC Köln and FC Kaiserslautern (2), TSV 1860 Munich, Eintracht Braunschweig, 1. FC Nürnberg and VfL Wolfsburg (1) have all won the league to date.

Hamburger SV boast the honour of being the only ever present club in the Bundesliga and have three titles to their name, with the last coming in the 1982/83 season, their third success in five seasons. 

The Bundesliga has produced three European Cup winners with  Bayern Munich (5), Hamburg (1) and Borussia Dortmund (1) all tasting success in Europe's premier club competition.

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