The best-run club in the world? Why Bayern Munich are so successful

Bayern Munich
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Judging by both domestic and continental success, Bayern Munich were undoubtedly one of the most successful club of the 2010s. But so far the 2020s have been big even by their own standards, lifting six trophies – the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League, German and European Super Cups and the FIFA Club World Cup – in the last 15 months.

Their road to glory was not built upon a massive injection of cash or a state-funded takeover, but rather was a result of some world-class management, which has ensured that they are staying at the very top for a long period of time too. 

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