Located in Germany's financial capital, Eintracht Frankfurt is one of the founding members of the Bundesliga. Though consistency has alluded them recently, the Eagles are one of the most successful teams in Germany.
Frankfurt helped form the first Bundesliga, but their league title came before the formation of the current top-flight in Germany in 1959. They have won the German Cup four times though - 1974, 1975, 1981, and 1988. The club often played in the UEFA Cup because of it, a competition they won as well in 1980. Stay up to date on Frankfurt with DW's library of content, collated below.
Some say third time’s a charm but for Dortmund it took four goes to break the German Cup final curse. Frankfurt are now all too familiar with the pain of final loss but it can help them grow, writes DW's Hecko Flores.
Eintracht Frankfurt have booked their place in the final of the German Cup after a penalty shootout win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. Frankfurt will face Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund in the May 27 showpiece.
A stirring second half comeback from Frankfurt denied Werder Bremen a seventh win in eight matches and kept the Eagles above their opponents. Marco Fabian's penalty sealed the point for Frankfurt in a 2-2 draw.