FC Bayern Munich is one of the world’s most successful sports organizations on and off the pitch. Since the club’s foundation in 1900, FC Bayern has won 25 national championships, 17 domestic cups as well as five UEFA Champions League titles, making it the most successful German team in history. The club is also renowned globally for its financial success, youth development and supporter culture. FC Bayern has a unique history of profitability, a track record of developing world class talent which can be seen by the tournament-high 14 players participating in the 2014 World Cup, as well as a unique ownership structure of being owned by more than 270,000 club members, the most of any sports organization in the world. Since 2005, FC Bayern has been playing every home game in front of the sold-out, 75,000-seater Allianz Arena. With stars like Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery, Xabi Alonso and Robert Lewandowski as well as World Champions like Philipp Lahm, Thomas Müller, Jerome Boateng, Mario Götze and Manuel Neuer, FC Bayern boasts a world class squad that remains one of seven in history to win a „Treble“ (Domestic League, Cup and Champions League). With over 400 million supporters worldwide, FC Bayern is one of the strongest brands in global sports. In April 2014, FC Bayern opened a U.S. office in New York City to engage with the millions of fans living in the United States.