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Bundesliga Top Scorers | All-Time Bundesliga Top Scorers

The Bundesliga top scorers list highlights the most goals scored by an individual player in the current Bundesliga campaign as well as the top 10 all-time Bundesliga top scorers.

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All-Time Bundesliga Top Scorers

In the all-time Bundesliga top scorers list, the legendary Gerd Muller stands head and shoulders above the rest, with his 365 goals in 427 league appearances for Bayern Munich a formidable target to beat.

However, Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski may have something to say about that, having recently broken through the 300-goal barrier.

1. Gerd Muller: 365 goals in 427 appearances
2. Robert Lewandowski: 300 goals in 370 appearances
3. Klaus Fischer: 268 goals in 535 appearances
4. Jupp Heynckes: 220 goals in 369 appearances
5. Manfred Burgsmuller: 213 goals in 446 appearances
6. Claudio Pizzaro: 197 goals in 490 appearances
7. Ulf Kirsten: 182 goals in 350 appearances
8. Stefan Kuntz: 179 goals in 449 appearances
9=. Dieter Muller: 177 goals in 303 appearances
9=. Klaus Allofs: 177 goals in 424 appearances

All-Time Bundesliga Top Scorers – Top 3 Profiles

Gerd Muller – Bayern Munich

Muller’s 365 goals in 427 games is a magificent tally in a competition that has featured some of the world’s finest defenders.

‘Der Bomber’ was renowned for his clinical finishing from close range, possessing an uncanny knack of being in the right place at the right time.

Muller helped Bayern win the Bundesliga four times during his career and also contributed greatly to the club’s success in Europe.

Muller’s record of 40 goals during the 1971/72 season was finally bettered when Lewandowski bagged 41 during the 2020/21 campaign.

Robert Lewandowski – Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich

Muller’s place at the top of the all-time scorers list in the Bundesliga is no longer as assured, with Lewandowski setting the Bayern legend firmly in his sights.

His exploits in German football are all the more amazing when you consider his career could have gone down a different path had it not been for the eruption of a volcano in Iceland.

The Polish striker was close to signing for Blackburn Rovers from Lech Poznan in 2010, but an ash cloud prevented him from flying and he ended up with Dortmund.

If Lewandowski can steer clear of injuries over the next couple of years, he could come close to toppling Muller’s 365-goal tally.

Klaus Fischer – 1860 Munich, Schalke, Cologne, Bochum

Fischer ended his 19-year career in the Bundesliga as one of just 11 players to make over 500 appearances in the competition.

He scored more than 20 goals in six different seasons, but finished as the top scorer just once with a tally of 29 for Schalke in 1975/76.

Fischer became famous for his overhead kicks, most notably with a superb effort during extra-time in the 1982 World Cup semi-final against France.

He also once scored four for Schalke in a 7-0 demolition of Bayern, but ended his career without ever winning the Bundesliga.

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