Unlike other nations, a top-flight national football league in Germany, known popularly as the Bundesliga, was quite late in developing; however, despite its late start, the Bundesliga has grown over the past decades and has become a formidable force to deal with.
It all started in 1962 when delegates from the regional football associations passed a motion by 103 votes to 26 to inaugurate a national league that would commence in the 1963-1964 season, in the Gold Room at the Westfallenhalle, Dortmund.
Today, the Bundesliga is a massively televised and attended league.
And although the appeal and popularity of the Bundesliga has reached record highs all over the world, it remains severely under-represented and grossly misrepresented here at Bleacher Report. Here are some reasons the Bundesliga is the best league in the world and why you should start following it.