From treble glory to (shaky) domestic trophy: ladies and gentlemen, the story of FC Bayern Munich’s 2016-2017 season


The photo says it all. Credits here.

For Asian fans like the Mia San Manila family, waking up to a 2-3 scoreline in favor of Borussia Dortmund leaves a bitter taste in the mouth for the rest of the day that no tapsilog and hot coffee can ever shut. Losing to the boys from North Rhine-Westphalia means that Bayern is only gunning for one silverware come June which is the Bundesliga. As of this writing, the Bavarians are eight points clear at the top of the table followed by Liepzig, Dortmund and Hoffenheim respectively.

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What is your Bayern story?**

In history books, we read that Spain colonized the Philippines for three reasons: God, gold and glory. God to spread Christianity; gold for the riches of the spell-binding archipelago; glory to show her sisters in Europe (the Dutch, French, English and the Portuguese) that she had likewise conquered the Far East.

FC Bayern Munich is one of the biggest and influential clubs in the world for three reasons too (because, apparently, it comes in three’s): silverware, support, and sponsor.

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