VfL Wolfsburg was founded immediately after the war in 1945. Since the 1997/98 season, the club has been playing in the Bundesliga. It has been a regular in the league ever since.
Main sponsor Volkswagen owns 100% of the shares and is full owner of the club. The ‘Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg’ is not only concerned with football. Like Schalke, the club hosts many other sports such as basketball, hockey and volleyball.
Wolfsburg’s team colors are green and white. They are often referred to as “Die Wölfe” (The Wolves).
Grafite holds the record as Wolfsburg’s all-time top goalscorer. His prolific scoring played a key role in the club’s Bundesliga title-winning season.
Felix Magath was the coach who led Wolfsburg to their first Bundesliga title in the 2008-2009 season, leaving an indelible mark on the club’s history.
Wolfsburg’s best performance in the UEFA Champions League came in the 2015-2016 season when they reached the quarter-finals, showcasing their capabilities on the European stage.
Wolfsburg’s ownership by Volkswagen AG has provided substantial financial backing, contributing to the club’s growth, player acquisitions, and competitive performances.