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Bayern Munich celebrates 4000th fan club worldwide

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Bayern Munich have reached a whopping 4000 fan clubs throughout the world.

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Over the last few years, Bayern Munich has grown by leaps and bounds in the global market. With targeted marketing toward the United States and now China, FC Bayern is making an impact that only a few clubs can claim. Now, Bayern can claim their 4000th fan club!

Kirchdorf, Germany and it's 95 supporters are now home to FC Bayern's 4000th fan club throughout the entire world. Those clubs have a total of 309,425 members. Germany has 3,462 of those fan clubs with 274,434 members.

"FC Bayern Munich is a club with its roots in Munich and Bavaria but one that also stirs emotion around the world. We welcome our 4,000th fan club from Baden-Württemberg into the Bayern family and will do everything to make sure our supporters are happy and content with their FC Bayern and can celebrate wherever they are." - Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Bayern's global expansion in the United States has certainly paid off. In the last season, the number of American fan clubs has grown from 8 to 88. Now, only Germany (3,462) and Austria (125) have more official fan clubs than the United States.