Congratulations to Bayer 04 Leverkusen on winning the 2024 Bundesliga championship

Bayer 04 Leverkusen celebrates the first German championship in club history.
Photo: DFL/Getty Images/Alexander Scheuber

14 April 2024 – The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga would like to congratulate Bayer 04 Leverkusen on winning the 2024 Bundesliga championship. Manager Xabi Alonso’s team secured the title without suffering a single defeat, thanks to a 5-0 victory over SV Werder Bremen today. Victor Boniface, Granit Xhaka and Florian Wirtz (3) were the goalscorers. With 79 points, Die Werkself are now unassailable and are Bundesliga champions after only 29 matchdays. Never before in the history of the Bundesliga have a team amassed so many points at this point in a season.

DFL CEOs Marc Lenz and Steffen Merkel on Bayer 04 Leverkusen, 2023-24 Bundesliga Champions

“On behalf of the DFL, we would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to Bayer 04 Leverkusen on winning the Bundesliga championship. Bayer 04 have played incredible attacking football all season long, displaying impressive consistency. The team on the pitch, the coaches, club management, employees and fans have operated as a cohesive unit in a way that has been extraordinary to behold. We are in no doubt that the well-earned first championship title in the club’s history is going to be celebrated in style in Leverkusen.”

Marc Lenz and Steffen Merkel will present the Meisterschale trophy at the BayArena on Matchday 34 after Leverkusen have played their last home match of the season (against FC Augsburg – Saturday 18 May, kick-off at 3:30 p.m. CEST).