Will Gerd Muller’s record of 365 bundesliga goals ever be caught? It seems unlikely.
Robert Lewandowski, are you doing your best? You can bet your life he is.
Despite being one of history’s greatest goal scorers, the Pole has also made Germany’s top tier his permanent home just like many others.
Despite Muller’s insane tally of 365 goals, Lewandowski now holds sole possession of second place when it comes to Bundesliga goals – and he’ll argue that he still has time to outdo Muller.
How about other German players who have contributed to Bundesliga goalscoring? Here are the top ten highest scorers in Bundesliga history.
10. KLAUS ALLOFS
Bundesliga goals: 177
Klaus Allofs turned into the first-since forever player to be delegated the Bundesliga season’s top scorer with two unique clubs, accomplishing the accomplishment with Fortuna Dusseldorf and FC Koln.
He finished his vocation with Werder Bremen where, 22 years after his expert introduction, he at last won the Meisterschale in 1992/93, leaving the Bundesliga with an astounding 177 objectives.
9. DIETER MULLER
Bundesliga goals: 177
Calorie counter Muller additionally scored 177 objectives in the Bundesliga however is most likely best associated with scoring a stunning twofold full go-around in a 7-2 win against Werder Bremen in 1976/77 – you will not be astounded to discover that nobody else has yet figured out how to do that.
That season he wound up the class’ top scorer with 34 objectives – one of six seasons with FC Koln in which he scored at any rate 17 Bundesliga objectives. Nice.
8. STEFAN KUNTZ
Bundesliga goals: 179
Stefan Kuntz is most popular outside of Germany for scoring the equalizer against England in the semi-finals of Euro 96. He likewise scored in the shootout, and really completed his worldwide profession undefeated – having played multiple times and gotten 20 successes and five draws.
Locally, he is known for that as well as for being a grisly decent goalscorer. Kuntz finished his 15-year first class vocation with 179 objectives, having accomplished twofold figures for objectives in everything except four seasons.
He was likewise essential for the Kaiserslautern side that won the last ever Bundesliga challenged by exclusively West German groups, in 1990/91.
7. ULF KIRSTEN
Bundesliga goals: 182
During a 13-year spell with Bayer Leverkusen, Ulf Kirsten indented 182 Bundesliga objectives – completing as top scorer in 1993, 1997, and 1998.
He was a vital piece of the Bayer group that was given the moniker ‘Unceasing Bridesmaids’ as they wrapped Bundesliga other participants multiple times, just as in the 2001/02 Champions League and DFB Pokal finals.
6. CLAUDIO PIZARRO
Bundesliga goals: 197
It feels abnormal facing a daily reality such that Claudio Pizarro isn’t playing proficient football any longer.
The Peruvian scored a Bundesliga objective in each schedule year from 1999 to 2020, finishing his vocation with six titles and 197 objectives to his name.
5. MANFRED BURGSMULLER
Bundesliga goals: 213
Borussia Dortmund’s record-breaking record Bundesliga objective scorer Manfred Burgsmuller needed to stand by 19 years after his introduction to lift the Meisterschale, doing as such with Werder Bremen at the finish of his profession.
That didn’t stop him banging in the objectives all through his vocation, however. He scored 213 in the German first class, prior to kicking strangely formed balls in NFL Europe until the age of 52. Why ever not, eh?
4. JUPP HEYNCKES
Bundesliga goals: 220
Incredible Bayern Munich director Jupp Heynckes isn’t just one of the game’s greats off the field, but on the other hand he’s a man who accomplished such a huge amount on it.
Playing for Borussia Monchengladbach, he lifted the Bundesliga multiple times, and furthermore appreciated DFB Pokal and UEFA Cup achievement. At the point when it came to hanging up his boots, he could do so protected in the information that he’d piled up 220 Bundesliga objectives.
3. KLAUS FISCHER
Bundesliga goals: 268
Klaus Fischer wasn’t simply known for scoring gymnastic endeavors like the one above, he was known for scoring objectives again and again and over once more.
Despite the fact that he was just Bundesliga top scorer in one season (1975/76), he oversaw at any rate 20 objectives in six of his 19 first class seasons and was one of German football’s most clinical advances.
He finished his vocation with 268 objectives, having addressed 1860 Munich, Schalke 04, FC Koln, and VfL Bochum.
2. ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI
Bundesliga goals: 277
Fischer was Bundesliga’s second-most elevated goalscorer for more than 30 years, however his record was smacked away by a man known as Robert Lewandowski.
Probably the best finisher the game has at any point seen, Lewandowski has overwhelmed the Bundesliga for longer than 10 years – enlisting four seasons with at least 30 objectives.
Eight Bundesliga crowns and innumerable different prizes confirm how great he is, while his strike pace of an objective like clockwork shows how regularly he’s on the scoresheet.
He’s as of now grabbed Gerd Muller’s single-season record of 40 objectives from him in the wake of stowing 41 during 2020/21, would he be able to go above and beyond and guarantee the untouched record…?
1. GERD MULLER
Bundesliga goals: 365
The man to beat.
14 seasons, 427 games, 365 objectives. The amazing German’s strike pace of an objective at regular intervals over a particularly drawn out period makes his record practically top notch.
Muller won four Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich – among 14 distinctions he got with the club – and he was granted the Ballon d’Or in 1970 – the season before his bewildering 40 alliance objectives.
Not awful, not terrible by any means.
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