With the success of German national team and German clubs in the European competitions, Germany’s top division ‘Bundesliga’ is now gaining popularity and viewership all over the world. Bundesliga started in 1963 and since then many great goalscorers have plied their trade in this league.Today we are going to have a look at all time Bundesliga top scorers.
Here are the Top 10 All Time Bundesliga Top Scorers –
10. Hannes Lohr [1964-1978]
166 goals in 381 matches
Hannes Lohr was a German striker who almost spent his entire professional career with 1. FC Köln. The striker scored 166 top division goals for 1. FC Köln more than any other Köln player.
Löhr won the Bundesliga and DFB Cup double with 1. FC Köln in 1978, having already lifted the DFB Cup with the Billy Goats in 1968 and 1977. In 1968, the left winger was also the Bundesliga’s top-scorer with 27 goals.
He sadly passed away last year.
9. Klaus Allofs [1975-1993]
177 goals in 424 matches
Klaus Allofs was a prolific goalscorer for club and country. He amassed Bundesliga totals of 424 games and 177 goals over the course of 15 seasons representing Fortuna Düsseldorf ,1. FC Köln and Werder Bremen.
In 1992-93 he won the Bundesliga with Werder Bremen. He also won four DFB-Pokal titles ; two of which came with Fortuna Düsseldorf and one with each 1. FC Köln and Werder Bremen. He was also Bundesliga’s top scorer on two occasions.
8. Dieter Müller [1973-1986]
177 goals in 303 matches
German striker Dieter Müller spent most of his career with 1. FC Köln. During his time with 1. FC Köln he set a Bundesliga record for the most goals scored by a player in a single match when he scored 6 goals against Werder Bremen.
Overall, he scored 177 goals in the West German top flight in 303 games.
7. Stefan Kuntz [1983-1999]
179 goals in 449 matches
Stefan Kuntz was a German international whose playing career lasted from 1983 until 1999. In Bundesliga , he played for VfL Bochum, Bayer 05 Uerdingen, 1. FC Kaiserslautern and Arminia Bielefeld. He made 449 appearances and scored 179 goals in the process.
He finished as the Bundesliga top scorer on two occasions ,in 1986 and 1994.