The Greatest Teams in Football History - Week Two: Bayern Munich (1967-1976)

The Greatest Teams in Football History - Week Two: Bayern Munich (1967-1976)

This is the second in a series of articles, released weekly, counting down the 10 greatest teams in the history of football. The teams were selected based on the trophies they won, the cultures they created, and the effect they had on the game of football.

Throughout the first half of the 20th century and into the late ‘60s, Bayern Munich were the Fredo Corleone of German football. The team that would go on to dominate Europe as a bastion of German efficiency, refinement, and strength was not even able to compete in the Bundesliga’s inaugural season of 1963. 

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Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

“Drogbaaaaaaaaa!”

“They’ve pulled the rabbit out of the hat again! Can you believe it! Chelsea will just not let go in the Champions League.”

On May 19th, 2012, Chelsea won their first and only Champions League victory in the stadium of their opponent, Bayern Munich. Although both Drogba’s bullet header and emotional final kick will go down in the record books as the defining moments of the match, it was the man between the sticks, Petr Cech, who won the match for Chelsea.

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