Grasshopper Club is a Swiss multisports club based in Zurich, Switzerland. The oldest and best known section of Grasshopper Club is its football team. With 27 titles, Grasshopper-Club holds the records for winning the most national championship titles and for the most successes in the Swiss Cup tournament (18 victories). The club is the oldest football team in Zurich. The origin of Grasshopper's name is unknown, although the most common explanation refers to its early players' energetic post-goal celebrations. After a number of appearances in European Cups and the UEFA Champions League, Grasshopper has become one of Switzerland's most recognizable football clubs.
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