German top professional football league competition named Bundesliga is also known as Federal League. It is the German top flight which started the journey in 1953 which is almost 55 years ago. Total eighteen German clubs used to take part in the tournament in every season where the most successful club is Bayern Munich. Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach are in the 2nd position in the race. Today we would like to talk about the top 10 Bundesliga highest goal scorers of all time.
If we consider the top scorers, we must consider the best players in the tournament as well. There are plenty of players used to play in the competition with different clubs where the German players are still dominating. Than the other league competitions, in Bundesliga, the local players are too many. Only couple of outsiders used to play in each clubs.
On recent time if we consider the top scorer, we must consider the name of Polish striker Robert Lewandowski who is playing for Bayern Munich but considering all time top scorer, we must announce the name of German legend Gerd Muller. However, let’s take a look below where we are presenting the top 10 Bundesliga highest scorers of all time.
Top 10 Bundesliga Highest Goal Scorers All Time
10. Dieter Muller
Dieter Muller is also German former professional footballer and he played as a striker. He played for West Germany for two years where he made only 12 international appearances.
He is standing on the 10th position on the top scorer in Bundesliga. He scored 177 goals by playing 303 league games there.
9. Klaus Allofs
Klaus Allofs is also a German professional footballer who played as the forward. He played for the national team West Germany since 1978 to 1988.
He is also one of the top goal scorers in Bundesliga with 177 goals. He made 424 league appearances with the number of German clubs and made the score.
8. Stefan Kuntz
Stefan Kuntz is former Germany national team player who played as forward. In his whole professional, he played for the number of German clubs.
He is also holding a place among the top scorers in Bundesliga. He made 449 league appearances and scored 179 goals so far.
7. Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski is the Polish national team played and currently played for bayern Munich. He also played for German club Borussia Dortmund for four years.
He is one of the top goal scorer in Bundesliga. He scored 180 goals by making 257 league appearances.
6. Ulf Kirsten
Ulf Kirsten is the retired German football player who played as striker. He played for Bayer Leverkusen in his professional club career where he scored 182 goals by playing 350 league appearances.
He is also one of the top goal scorer in Bundesliga.
5. Claudio Pizarro
Claudio Pizarro is a retired Peru national team player but he is still one of the top scorer in German Bundesliga competition of all time. He played for German clubs Werder Bremen, Bayern Munich and FC Koln.
He is standing on the 5th position the ranking of the top goal scorer in Bundesliga. He scored 192 goals by making 446 league appearances.
4. Manfred Burgsmuller
Manfred Burgsmuller is a former professional German football player who played as forward and midfielder. In his professional club career, he played for number of German clubs.
He is also one of the all time top scorers in German Bundesliga competition. He made 447 league appearances and scored 213 goals so far.
3. Jupp Heynckes
Jupp Heynckes is a retired german professional football player who played as striker. He is one of the all time top scorer in Bundesliga competition.
He made 369 league appearances and scored 220 goals in his club career. He played for two different clubs in his professional career. He played for Borussia Monchengladbach and Hannover 96. He also played for West Germany national team since 1967 to 1976.
2. Klaus Fischer
Klaus Fischer is a former German professional footballer and played as forward. He played for four different German clubs in his professional career and currently standing on 2nd position considering the all time Bundesliga top scorers list.
He is placed after gerd Muller. He scored 268 goals by making 535 Bundesliga appearances. In 1976, he was the top scorer in Bundesliga but later, he lost his place.
He also played for West Germany national team for five years. With FC Schalke 04, he spent most of his career.
1. Gerd Muller
Gerd Muller is still holding the position of all time top scorer in German Bundesliga competition. According to the report, he made 427 league appearances and scored 365 goals highest.
Among them, 51 goals came from penalty. He is a retired professional German football player and started his professional career with 1861 Nordlingen. Bayern Munich was his 2nd club where he joined in 1964 and played till 1979.
Besides, he played for West Germany national team since 1966 to 1974. Internationally he was also successful. He played 62 international matches and scored 68 goals so far. Gerd Muller is regarded as one of the best goalscorers of all time.