With the 49th season of the Bundesliga about to get underway, here's a look back at how the 48th ended by way of an appetiser. Starting with the presentation of the championship plate...
...to Borussia Dortmund, without a doubt the stand-out team of 2010-11
80,000 fans were on hand for the final game against Eintracht Frankfurt (3-1) and some took to the pitch after the match...
...to join in the celebrations with their heroes - the youngest side ever to win Bundesliga
It was a day of mixed emotions for one of the club's oldest players however, left back Dede
After 13 years (320 Bundesliga appearances) at BVB, the veteran Brazilian defender was leaving the club to play in Turkey
Out on the pitch beforehand, visitors Frankfurt - trying to stop their slide into the 2. Bundesliga at the last - took a surprise lead
It came after Lucas Barrios passed up the chance to put the hosts in front from the spot early on...
...definitively consigning Theofanis Gekas and co. to the drop in the process
But Mario Gomez capped his own chart-topping season tally with the 37th-minute leveller against his old club
Disagreements with the referee aside, flying Dutchman Arjen Robben...
...also played his part in Bayern's eventual 2-1 victory over their southern rivals. The record champs finished third in the table, Stuttgart twelfth
1. FC Kaiserslautern hit Werder Bremen for three in the first half, Rodnei bagging the second with just nine minutes on the clock
A farewell goal from Wolfsburg-bound Srdjan Lakic ultimately proved the decider after Bremen pulled two back. Final placings: FCK 7th, Bremen 13th
Mirko Slomka's men battled back well after going a goal down to "the Club"...
Relegation-threatened VfL Wolfsburg looked in deep trouble when they went a goal behind at 1899 Hoffenheim
Wolfsburg coach Felix Magath was not a happy man at this point
Two goals from Mario Mandzukic (r.) turned things around though...
...leaving the Wolves fourth from bottom, and assured of another season in the Bundesliga
The home side, treading water in mid-table after a disappointing season, pulled level inside the final 20 minutes
Commitment to the last in this one - Gladbach made the play-offs, where they beat Bochum to save themselves from the drop
...which left the home fans happy enough with a final 10th-place finish - four above Schalke
There was ostensibly not much to play for as 1. FSV Mainz 05 - aready in the Europa League - took on already-relegated FC St. Pauli
Freiburg's season had tailed off somewhat after a fine start, while Bayer still needed a draw to be sure of pipping FC Bayern to the second automatic Champions League place
In the end they got it, courtesy of a 1-0 victory. Leverkusen ended the seasn in second place, with SCF 9th