Based in one of the richest cities in Germany, VfL Wolfsburg are backed by automotive giants Volkswagen. Though one of the youngest clubs in the Bundesliga, they quickly rose to the top, winning the league title in 2009.
Wolfsburg established themselves quickly upon their promotion to the Bundesliga in 1997, needing just 12 seasons to win their first title. They are well tested in the cup as well, making three consecutive semifinals between 2013 and 2014 before lifting the German Cup for the first time in 2015. For all of updates on Wolfsburg, go through DW's collated content below.
Second-half strikes from Manuel Akanji and Jadon Sancho won Borussia Dortmund the game against Wolfsburg. But, again, they started slowly. It's a habit they need to break sooner rather than later, says DW's Matt Pearson.
Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg, Barcelona, Lyon, Manchester City. The clubs at the top of women's football in Europe are looking increasingly like their male counterparts. Until recently, Germany was different, why change now?
French champions Lyon have made it five Champions League titles in a row after a 3-1 win over Wolfsburg on Sunday. Alexandra Popp gave the German side second half hope but this was their third final loss in five years.
The German national team were welcomed to Wolfsburg for Wednesday's friendly against Serbia by dozens of banners criticizing the football association (DFB). Fans of local side VfL Wolfsburg have claimed responsibility.