Bundesliga is the top tier football league of Germany. It is also one of the best 5 leagues in Europe along with EPL. La Liga, French Ligue 1 and Serie-A. The German 1st division began it’s journey in 1956. Since then so many strikers have played in this competition. In this article, we will inform you about the top 10 leading goal scorers in Bundesliga of all time.
- 9th and 10th position is a tie between 2 players.
# Top 10 Leading Goal Scorers In Bundesliga Of All Time:
9) Klaus Allofs:
The former striker featured for Dusseldorf, FC Koln as well as Werder Bremen. He appeared 424 league matches and scored on 177 occasions to share the 9th position along with Dieter Muller. Allofs scored most of his goals in Koln shirt (88). He also netted 71 goals for Dusseldorf and 18 more for Bremen.
9) Dieter Muller:
Dieter Muller, The FC Koln legend has the as same number of goals as Allofs. But the Aforesaid forward has taken 121 matches less than his counterpart. He netted 159 goals for the Billy Goats, which is also a club record.
8) Stefan Kuntz:
In his 16 years career in the German top flight, Stefan has scored for four different clubs. He stands in the 8th position with 179 strikes beside his name. He scored the most of his goals wearing the Kaiserslautern shirt.
7) Ulf Kirsten:
After joining Leverkusen in 1990 from Dynamo Dresden, Kirsten netted the ball on 181 occasions. And obviously all of his league goals came for Die Werkself. He featured in 350 matches and managed to convert 14 penalties during this time.
6) Claudio Pizarro:
He’s undoubtedly the best ever Latin American player to play in this league. The Peru international has featured in no less than 472 league games in Germany. He managed to put the ball in the back of the net on 197 occasions. He scored the highest number of his goals for Werder Bremen (109). The striker also scored 87 goals for Bayern Munich. Besides, his another strike came for the Koln. So it’s fair to call him the league’s foreign legend.
5) Robert Lewandowski:
Clearly the league’s best-ever foreign player. The Poland national team skipper is the highest ever foreign scorer in this league. He started his honeymoon with Borussia Dortmund where he managed to score 74 goals for the Black and Yellows. Then he departed the Signal Iduna Park to join the Bavarians. Now he has continued his good time in league with the Allianz Arena based club. He has already scored 128 goals for the Reds and is ready to score more for the 28-time league champions.
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4) Manfred Bergsmuller:
Manfred sits at the 4th position with 213 league games. During his long career of more than 20 years, the Dortmund star appeared in 447 matches. He scored most of his goals for Borussia Dortmund (135). He also scored for Bremen (34), Rot-Weiss Essen (32) as well as Nurnberg (12).
3) Jupp Heynckes:
Jupp Heynckes is not only one of the best strikers in the league but also one of the greatest managers. He occupies the 3rd position with 220 league goals. Moreover, he is the highest ever goal scorer for Borussia Monchengladbach with 195 strikes for them. His other 25 goals came for Hannover.
2) Klaus Fischer:
The highest ever goal scorer for FC Schalke stands in the 2nd position with 268 goals. He netted 182 goals for the Royal Blues. In addition to this, he is 4th in the list of the most appearances in the Bundesliga and also the most appeared in the league among the mentioned players.
1) Gerd Muller:
Who else but Gerd Muller to top the list. The Bayern Munich legend tops the list with his 365 goals in the German top flight. He took 427 appearances to make this history. The FIFA World Cup winner with West Germany has a stunning average of 0.85 goals per game! The man with the golden feet also converted 51 penalties which are also the most by any footballer in this league.