Facts about Germany 2015 2015 - Page 168

166 | 167 WAY OF LIFE The German Olympic Sports Confederation The Bundesliga, the top-flight league in is an umbrella organisation for German German football, is the shining light in sport and sees itself as Germany’s largest German sport. Internationally it is regard- civic group. It promotes top-class and grass- ed as one of the strongest leagues. In roots sport. More than 20,000 of the 91,000 the 2014-5 season, the 306 matches played sports clubs it represents were founded after between t