The FC Bayern Munich is the most famous sports team of the metropolitan region of Munich. As a regular visitor of total-munich.com you also know of the cities other football club with great tradition, the TSV 1860 Munich. Besides Bayern, the FC Augsburg is the second team of the region in Germany’s top football tier, the First Bundesliga. The third team since this season is the FC Ingolstadt 04.
Ingolstadt is also home of the 2014 German Ice Hockey Championship winners, the ERC Ingolstadt. Besides the ERC, other teams of the region that compete in first tier of German Ice Hockey are the Augsburger Panthers and the EHC Red Bull Munich.
Since 1946 there is also a Bayern Munich basketball team. The team won the German Basketball Championship in 1954 and 1955. Later it had played in lower tier of German basketball (BBL). In season 2011/12 the team entered the BBL again, and in 2014 it won the German basketball championship for the third time. The home matches of the team are often visited by Pep Guardiola and family, but also by the players of the football team. But there is of course more than just football being played at top level in Munich and its region.
We’ll soon bring more info about the teams, the venues at which they play and ticket details.
Munich’s Metropolitan Region is also well represented in German winter sports like alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, figure skating, speed skating, bobsledding), ski jumping and other winter sports. Felix Neureuther, Maria Höfl-Riesch, Nathalie Geisenberger or Felix Loch originate from the Munich Metropolitan Region.