Founded in 1963, the Bundesliga has been an abode for a number of football greatest scorers led by Gerd Muller and many others.
Below are the top 10 players to have scored the most goals ever in the German Bundesliga
Bundesliga Top 10 All time Highest Goal Scorers
Gerd Muller is Bundesliga most respected player as his fantastic and magical style of play has earn the majority respects to him.
The German international was so consistent during his 14 season in the league thereby scoring 265 goals for Bayern Munich which seems impossible to beat.
Polish versatile and veteran striker, Robert Lewandowski has been so impressive ever since his debut in the league when he started with Dortmund.
He has been smashing some of the league Recently, he was able to levelled up with German great Gerd Muller as the player with the highest goal scored in a season when he netted 40 goals same with Muller’s 40 in a season.
The Bayern striker has so far scored 284 times in 355 matches. As expected, many has tipped him to beat Gerd Muller record as he still has more time to play.
Fisher’s long spell in the league made him to be among the top scorers in the league, He has spent 19 years playing in the German league.
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He is one among the 11 players to have played over 500 times in the league and he is the only one to score the most among all the player that has played such numbers of game.
Jup Hynckes is not just a fine player but also one of the greatest manager ever to coach as he led German giant, Bayern to treble in 2018.
At the early stage of his career, he was a goal merchant who scored goals for fun.
At Monchengladbach where he spent most of his playing time, he won four Bundesliga titles with, a UEFA Cup and DFB cup from 197-1975.
Jup Hynckes scored 220 times in 369 appearances in the German league
Manni perhaps goes down as one of the most underrated goals scorers in history.
For more than 30 years, he has been in the fourth place for all-time scoring list before going down to fifth after Lewandowski drew level with few months back.
Manni Burgsmuller up till date is Dortmund all-time top scorer with 135 goals.
Club: Weder Bremen, Bayern Munich, Cologne
Claudio Pizarro was a fan favorite during his time in Bundesliga when he played for more than 20 years in the league.
Pizarro found the net in German top flight in every calendar year since 1999 when he first joined Bremen from Alianza Lima in his homeland.
He played up to 41 years before he retired from the game.
Club: Bayer Leverkusen
After Muller, Ulf Kisten is the only player to score all his goals in the league for just one club.
Ulf Kirsten was born in East Germany and therefore began his career with Dynam Dresden where he won two leagues before reunification.
After then, he joined Bayer Leverkusen.
He won Bundesliga golden boot award multiple times and was also a member of Bayern that famously became known as eternal bridesmaid after they ended runner up four times and also been defeated in 2001/2002 UEFA champions league and DFB cup finals.
Club: Bochum, Uerdingen, Kaiserslautern, Arminia Bielefeld
Kuntz set the pace for his Bundelsiga career after scoring a goal in four consecutive games with Bochum in 1983/84.
He went on to scored double 11 out of 15 of his top flight matches.
Stefan Kuntz finished as the league top scorer in 1985/1986 and 1993/1994, between which he won the league with Kaiserslauatern in 1990/1991.
He is currently the under 21 German coach
Club: kickers Offenbach, Cologne, VFB Stutttgat, Saarbrucken
Dieter Muller flagged off his career as dieter Kaster when he made two short appearances for Offenbach in 1972/1973.
Right after that season, he joined FC Cologne and took the surname of his adoptive father.
In six of his eight seasons with cologne, he scored an average of 17goals and also went on to won the league’s top scorer in 1976/1977 where he scored 34 times.
After a mediocre start to Bundesliga with Fortuna Dusselforf, Klaus breakthrough came in 1978/1979 when he scored 22 league goals.
The 22 goals saw him claim the Torjagerkanone as Dusseldorf also qualified to European cup final where they faced FC Barcelona.
Few years later, he continued to score goals for local rival, cologne after he moved there. He went on to become the first player to win Bundesliga golden boot for different club in 1982/1983.