Summary

  • Bundesliga remains world's best-attended football league.
  • Dortmund and Bayern to contest sell-out Supercup on 14 August.
  • 12,980,815 visited stadiums in 2015/16.

League registers one of the highest spectator averages per match since inception in 1963.

The excitement and thrill of Bundesliga football has once again proven to be unmatched, as the league enjoyed one of its most attended seasons in history in 2015/16.

With 12,980,815 spectators passing through the stadiums and a season average of 42,421 fans per match, the Bundesliga was the highest-attended football league in the world. This achievement in large part can be attributed to the immense fan support of top-tier clubs like Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München, which led the league in attendance. 

Borussia Dortmund averaged 81,178 (99.88 percent capacity) fans per match, with Bayern München drawing 75,018 (100 percent capacity). 

Fans are already eager for the start of the upcoming season, as the Supercup match on 14 August between Dortmund and Bayern at the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK has sold out.