Major honours:
4 German championships: 1965, 1988, 1993, 2004
6 German Cups: 1961, 1991, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009
1 German League Cup: 2006
1 European Cup Winners' Cup 1992

*The honours listed above are considered to be the club’s major titles and, as such, are not intended to be a full list of achievements.

Legendary players:
Dieter Burdenski (1972-88), Thomas Schaaf (1978-95), Rudi Völler (1982-87), Michael Kutzop (1984-90), Dieter Eilts (1984-2002), Manfred Burgsmüller (1985-86 & 1986-90), Mirko Votava (1986-97), Karl-Heinz Riedle (1987-90), Marco Bode (1989-2002), Wynton Rufer (1989-95), Andreas Herzog (1992-95 & 1996-2001), Mario Basler (1993-97), Torsten Frings (1996-2002 & since 2005), Johan Micoud (2002-06)