Have a look through the history of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – from the first gymnastics classes in a stable, to the opening of our own Bundesliga stadium. Founded on 1st July 1899 as a gymnastics club, the members comprised of just 20 young men.What happened to Hoffenheim in the 2007 season?
The 2007–08 season was Hoffenheim's first season in professional football. After a weak start with three losses and only one draw in the first four games, the team's performance improved remarkably and Hoffenheim climbed from 16th place on matchday four to second place on matchday 23.How did Hoffenheim turn into a club?
After the end of World War II, the long-suggested merger between the gymnastics and football departments finally takes place, creating "Turn- und Sportgemeinschaft 1899 Hoffenheim". One year later, a chess department is added, enjoying great success through to 1979. The club celebrates its 50-year anniversary in July with a two-day gala.Who is the best player at Hoffenheim?
Hoffenheim had a successful season in their debut in the Bundesliga, the top German division, as they went on to record a 7th place finish. The club's best players of the season were Vedad Ibišević and Demba Ba, who scored 18 and 14 respectively.