In Germany, a team newly promoted, the RB Leipzig, ranked first in the Bundesliga. This could be a circumstantial thing but for two aspects, which are already in Week 11 with almost a third of competition already consumed, and two, that Bayern dominated the league in recent years from start to the end.

The Bavarians, who had once broken records for days in front of the Bundesliga, fell against Borussia Dortmund, suffered their first league defeat of the season. So, let the head of the classification and solo RB Leizpig, a team that thanks to financial support from the brand Red Bull has returned to East Germany to the forefront of German football.

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Red Bull, who had already opted for football in Austria with RB Salzburg, besides the United States and Sao Paulo, wanted to get into a stronger market as the Bundesliga. In addition, for that he opted for Leipzig, one of the most important cities in a region without elite football but with great sporting history and tradition behind, not to mention with a stadium with capacity for 40,000 spectators, World Heritage 2006.

Red Bull swings until you can find a computer were many, but finally took control of the SSV Markanstadt, a modest club from a town on the outskirts of Leipzig. His career began in 2009 from the bottom, dodging all legal inquiries that the German federation imposed, if the name, for example, as the team is called RB Leipzig, with his initials RB, since you cannot use the brand name.

In the summer of 2016, the team finally getting promotion to the Bundesliga. The road had not been easy but the bet by Ralf Rangnick, the man who had led the elite to Hoffenheim, could not be more correct. With a clear model for young players, although fichados to hit book, and with a significant outlay on training issues, the RB Leipzig called Bundesliga doors and high – minded.

Now, with the Austrian Ralph Hasenhuttl on the bench and Rangnick focused on sports management, Leipzig has already reached the top of the Bundesliga and still burning stages, seeking to become a top club in the country and Europe. A club that has returned the passion for football in eastern Germany, but for their particular idiosyncrasy has earned the hatred of the rest of the country.

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In Germany, a team newly promoted, the RB Leipzig, ranked first in the Bundesliga. This could be a circumstantial thing but for two aspects, which are already in Week 11 with almost a third of competition already consumed, and two, that Bayern dominated the league in recent years from...