Matthias Sammer vs. Pep Guardiola - Germany vs. Spain at the 1994 World Cup. Nearly 20 years later, the two will now work alongside each other at Bayern Munich in managerial roles.
Two giants of the game, Germany’s Franz Beckenbauer and England’s Bobby Moore enjoying a game of chess.
Berti Vogts and Günter Netzer and former Borussia Mönchengladbach teammates in a Germany national team training camp in 1975.
Borussia Dortmund coach Horst Köppel and the team’s new transfers ahead of the 1990/91 season including a young Stefan Klos (a youth product) and Gerhard Poschner (transferred from VfB Stuttgart).
1860 München surprised many in the 1965/66 season by winning their first and only Bundesliga title. They jumped into first place on the second to last matchday with a win against Borussia Dortmund before drawing 1-1 against Hamburg on the last day of the season to seal the title. Above pictured Hamburg’s star striker Uwe Seeler against 1860’s Zeljko Perusic and Manfred Wagner.
Jürgen Klinsmann celebrating his goal in the 1990 World Cup Round of 16 against the Netherlands, two years after the Dutch beat West Germany in the EURO final. Germany won the game 2-1 and eventually the competition.
Hamburg and Germany’s star striker Uwe Seeler finished as the league’s top scorer in the inaugural season with 30 goals in 30 games.
Lothar Emmerich (foreground) and Timo Konietza (background) were two of the Bundesliga first superstars. Above shown celebrating a goal for Borussia Dortmund.