Borussia Dortmund Logo – The Ballspielverein Borussia Dortmund 09 is a club football in Germany, the city of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia. It was founded on December 19 of 1909 and plays in the Bundesliga. He is the current champion of Germany.
BV Borussia Dortmund was founded on December 19, 1909 at the hands of workers in a Catholic parish. The name comes from a brewery Borussia Dortmund. At first, playing in the “Gauliga Westfalen”. He was the last champion of Germany before the founding of the Bundesliga, German Football League in 1963. The two previous championships in 1956 and 1957 Borussia achieved with exactly the same lineup of players. That was a unique ocassion in German football. It is also the first German team to win a Cup International Cup Winners’ Cup in 1966 in which he defeated Liverpool in the final. But in 1972 fell to the German second division football.
In 1974 the club opened the Westfalenstadion today Signal Iduna Park and in 1976 was promoted to the Bundesliga again. In 1995, 1996, 2002, 2011 and 2012 was devoted Deutscher Meister (German Champion). In 1997 the team reached the summit of world football at club level, winning the UEFA Champions League to Juventus defeated by 3 goals to 1. The goals came from Karl-Heinz Riedle doubly and Lars Ricken, while Alessandro del Piero scored the discount for the Bianconeri. It was a sort of revenge for the BVB, with 4 years ago had lost the final of the UEFA CUP against the same opponents. Borussia became the first German to win the UEFA Champions League, as the FC Bayern München had won three times in the 70’s, as well as the Hamburger SV in 1983, but the format of “European Cup “. Subsequently, the Dortmund wins the Intercontinental Cup club the same year beating Cruzeiro of Brazil by 2 to 0.
In 2005 an existential crisis bottomed out, and even thought to declare the club bankrupt. This crisis, now is being overcome and the club with the highest average audience in Europe is again among the best teams in Germany and the old continent. This year will compete in the UEFA Champions League, a competition which negroamarillos have a special relationship.
This club has a fierce rivalry with FC Bayern München but has a maximum lifetime rival: the FC Schalke 04, known as Scheiße Dortmund 04. In the 2010-11 season, Borussia gives the surprise and proclaimed champion of the Bundesliga nine years later. Was the young coach Jürgen Klopp and had star players like Nuri Sahin, Lucas Barrios, Robert Lewandowski and Shinji Kagawa. In the 2011-12 season, Borussia validates the championship of the Bundesliga and also takes the DFB-Pokal.