Category for association football clubs in Germany, sorted alphabetically by place of origin. Note that only teams playing Association football are included, and the category does not include teams playing American football, rugby, or other similar sports. It does include a number of now-foreign teams that at some point in history played in German football competition. Clubs are sorted by the name of the city they are from. Football in Germany is governed by the DFB (Deutscher Fußball-Bund or German Football Association). The founding clubs of the DFB are listed here. The senior football circuit in Germany is the Bundesliga. A list of clubs from the rest of the world is available here.