VFL Wolfsburg, commonly known as Wolfsburg, is a German professional sports club based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony. The men's professional football team play in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. Wolfsburg have won the Bundesliga once in their history, in the 2008–09 season, the DFB-Pokal in 2015 and the DFL-Supercup in 2015.
Professional football is run by the spin-off organization VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group. Since 2002, Wolfsburg's stadium is the Volkswagen Arena, with 30,000 seats.
After joining the Sports for Climate Action allegiance, VFL Wolfsburg is the first football club in Europe’s top leagues to support the United Nations’ Race to Zero since 2020. With this clear commitment, they want to motivate people and institutions around the world to actively engage in protecting our climate. Their Race to Zero goal is ambitious. By 2025, they want to reduce all the greenhouse gas emissions – whether caused directly or indirectly by their activities as a football club – to net zero.
The club is represented in GFA by Michael Meeske (Managing Director) and Steffen Hillmann (Assistant to the Managing Director) and joined GFA on the 10th of September 2020. It is our 5th GFA member club.
Global Football Alliance team went to Wolfsburg in August 2021. They have met the staff of VFL Wolfsburg.