Brøndby IF is a Danish football club based in Brøndbyvester, Brøndby, on the western outskirts of Copenhagen. The club is also known as Brøndbyernes Idrætsforening, or Brøndby and BIF for short. The club was founded in 1964 as a merger between two local clubs and was promoted to the Danish top-flight football league in 1981.
Brøndby IF has won 10 Danish Football Championships and 6 Danish Cups. Brøndbys most successful period was from 1985 to 2005 where Brøndby in twenty years won ten Danish Championships. In 1991 Brøndby reached the semifinal of the Uefa Cup. No other Danish club has been in a European semifinal.
Since the founding of fellow Copenhagen club F.C. Copenhagen in 1992, the two clubs have had a fierce rivalry, and the matches between the two sides called the Copenhagen Derby, Brøndby is the danish club that attracts the biggest crowds in Danish football.