Dortmund were founded in 1909.The Borussia at the start of their name comes from the near by brewery called the Borussia. 4 years after they were founded they started to wear the Black and Yellow that is known all around the world so well. The war disrupted this their football, however it was in this time where their lethal rivalry with Schalke was started. Their first first division title came in 1956. They then had an up and down 35 years, however they became a driving force in Europe during the 9O's. In 92 they hired Otmar Hitzfeld. He led them to 2 Bundesliga titles and a Champions league success. Despite all of this it all went wrong for them in the 21st century because of lengthy financial problems. After many painful years 2008 was to be a turning point with the appointment of Jurgen Klopp. He then led them to back to back Bundesliga titles and they are now the European force that the were in the late 90's.