RB Leipzig
Full name RasenBallsport Leipzig e. V.
Nickname(s) Die Roten Bullen (The Red Bulls)
Short name RBL
Founded 19 May 2009
Ground Red Bull Arena
(Capacity: 42,959)
Owner Red Bull GmbH (99%)
Chairman Flag of Germany Oliver Mintzlaff
Manager Flag of Germany Julian Nagelsmann
Current League Bundesliga 
2019–20 Bundesliga, 3rd
Website Club home page
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RasenBallsport Leipzig e.V., commonly known as RB Leipzig, is a German association football club based in Leipzig, Saxony. The club was founded in 2009 by initiative of energy drink-maker Red Bull GmbH who purchased the playing rights of the fifth division side SSV Markranstädt with the intention of advancing the new club to the top-flight Bundesliga within eight years. Men's professional football is run by the spin-off organization RasenballSport Leipzig GmbH. RB Leipzig plays its home matches at the Red Bull Arena.

In its inaugural season in 2009–10, RB Leipzig dominated the NOFV-Oberliga Süd (V) and was promoted as champions to the Regionalliga Nord (IV). RB Leipzig won the 2012–13 Regionalliga Nordost season without conceding a single defeat and was promoted to the 3. Liga (III), then finished the 2013–14 3. Liga season as runner-up and was promoted to the 2. Bundesliga (II) as the first team since the introduction of the 3. Liga to win promotion after only one season.

On 8 May 2016, RB Leipzig ensured promotion to the Bundesliga for the 2016–17 season with a 2–0 defeat of Karlsruher SC. One year later, RB Leipzig captured a place in the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League by finishing as runner-up of the Bundesliga.


Current squad

As of 6 October 2020
No. Position Player
1 Flag of Hungary GK Péter Gulácsi (3rd captain)
3 Flag of Spain DF Angeliño (on loan from Manchester City)
4 Flag of Hungary DF Willi Orbán (captain)
5 Flag of France DF Dayot Upamecano
6 Flag of France DF Ibrahima Konaté
7 Flag of Austria MF Marcel Sabitzer (vice-captain)
8 Flag of Mali MF Amadou Haidara
9 Flag of Denmark FW Yussuf Poulsen (4th captain)
10 Flag of Sweden MF Emil Forsberg
11 Flag of South Korea FW Hwang Hee-chan
13 Flag of Germany GK Philipp Tschauner
14 Flag of United States MF Tyler Adams
16 Flag of Germany DF Lukas Klostermann
18 Flag of France MF Christopher Nkunku
19 Flag of Norway FW Alexander Sørloth
No. Position Player
20 Flag of Germany MF Lazar Samardžić
21 Flag of Netherlands FW Justin Kluivert (on loan from Roma)
22 Flag of France DF Nordi Mukiele
23 Flag of Germany DF Marcel Halstenberg
25 Flag of Spain MF Dani Olmo
27 Flag of Austria MF Konrad Laimer
29 Flag of France FW Jean-Kévin Augustin
32 Flag of Germany GK Tim Schreiber
33 Flag of Spain GK Josep Martínez
35 Flag of Germany FW Fabrice Hartmann
39 Flag of Germany DF Benjamin Henrichs (on loan from Monaco)
41 Flag of Germany FW Dennis Borkowski
44 Flag of Slovenia MF Kevin Kampl
47 Flag of Germany MF Joscha Wosz

Players out on loan

No. Position Player
Flag of Uruguay DF Marcelo Saracchi (at Flag of Turkey Galatasaray until 30 June 2021)
Flag of Germany DF Frederik Jäkel (at Flag of Belgium KV Oostende until 30 June 2022)
Flag of Germany MF Tom Krauß (at Flag of Germany FC Nürnberg until 30 June 2022)
Flag of England FW Ademola Lookman (at Flag of England Fulham until 30 June 2021)
No. Position Player
Flag of Austria MF Hannes Wolf (at Flag of Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach until 30 June 2021)
Flag of Brazil DF Luan Cândido (at Flag of Brazil Red Bull Bragantino until 30 June 2021)
Flag of Switzerland GK Yvon Mvogo (at Flag of Netherlands PSV Eindhoven until 30 June 2022)
Flag of Croatia DF Joško Gvardiol (at Flag of Croatia Dinamo Zagreb until 30 June 2021)

Club alumni

Former players

Main article: RB Leipzig players


Main article: RB Leipzig managers




External links

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RB Leipzig squad - 2020–21

1 Gulácsi · 3 Angeliño · 4 Orban (c) · 5 Upamecano · 6 Konaté · 7 Sabitzer · 8 Haidara · 9 Poulsen · 10 Forsberg · 11 Hwang · 13 Tschauner · 14 Adams · 16 Klostermann · 17 Szoboszlai · 18 Nkunku · 19 Sørloth · 20 Samardžić · 21 Kluivert · 22 Mukiele · 23 Halstenberg · 25 Olmo · 27 Laimer · 32 Schreiber · 33 Martínez · 35 Hartmann · 38 Novoa · 39 Henrichs · 41 Borkowski · 44 Kampl · 45 Martel · 47 Wosz ·

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Bundesliga 2020-21

FC Augsburg · Hertha BSC · Union Berlin · Arminia Bielefeld · Werder Bremen · Borussia Dortmund · Eintracht Frankfurt · SC Freiburg · 1899 Hoffenheim · 1. FC Köln · RB Leipzig · Bayer Leverkusen · Mainz 05 · Borussia Mönchengladbach · Bayern Munich · Schalke 04 · VfB Stuttgart · VfL Wolfsburg

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