Michael Ballack

Germany #0 - Midfielder

  • Born: 09/26/76
  • Age: 45
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  • Weight: 0

Two observations from Bayern Munich’s penalty shootout loss to Holstein Kiel in the DFB-Pokal


For the first time since 2000, Bayern Munich has been eliminated from DFB Pokal’s second round.

Opinion: Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick is right in speaking out on the David Alaba saga


Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick bravely criticizes management and praises David Alaba as a person and a player

2002 USMNT World Cup team: The best to never win it all

Editor’s note: This week at SB Nation, we are celebrating “Best Teams to Never Win a Championship Week“ across all our team brand communities. We decided to get in the act on the United States...

Picking the ultimate Chelsea 5-a-side team


We heard the cool thing was to pick five-a-side teams, so we did

A new series: When we were footballers — Oliver Kahn


The first edition of this new BFW series will cover one of the best and most fascinating goalkeepers in recent memory: Oliver Kahn.

Daily Schmankerl: Juve all out to land Pep Guardiola, Ballack backs Bayern over Chelsea, Schalke fined for racist incident, and more!


Juventus Turin think the time is right to throw as much cash as it takes to land Pep Guardiola. Former Bayern and Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack takes sides. And Schalke will pay for its fans’...

Michael Ballack thinks Kai Havertz isn’t ready for Bayern Munich


Ballack just might have a valid point here.

Michael Ballack sees himself in Leon Goretzka and gives him some advice


Ballack sees a great chance for Goretzka to secure his spot in Bayern’s midfield.

Ranking Bayern Munich’s top 20 signings of the 21st century


Bayern Munich is known for making great deals on the transfer market. BFW tries to list and rank Bayern Munich’s best signings this century.

No grass news, but Bayern Munich’s new decorative LED lighting is on-point at the Allianz Arena


Bayern Munich’s new and bright LED lighting at the Allianz Arena was on display yesterday during the Champions League match against Red Star.