Bayern Munich are a German Football team based in Munich. They were founded in 1900 by members of a gymnastics club. Since the beginning of the 2005/2006 season, Bayern have played their home games at the Allianz Arena. The Bavarian club had its greatest period of success in the 1970s, winning three European Cups in a row under the captaincy of Franz Beckenbauer. The club is now managed by Josef Heynckes and plays in the German Bundesliga.