Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history – Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League

Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history – Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League

October 3, 2021 Off By Ibiye Ambille

Ranking Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history across top Competitions including Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, Champions League, DFL-Supercup, FIFA Club World Cup and Intercontinental Cup.

 

Bayern Munich all time top scorers from Gerd Müller to Robert Lewandowski shows how consistent the team have become since its establishment.

 

The contribution of players including Gerd Müller has helped the club win major domestic as well as international trophies.

 

Bayern Munich is currently the most successful team in Germany domestically and internationally. In the Bundesliga, the club stands as the most successful in history with over 30 titles.

 

 

Internationally, Bayern Munich leads Germany’s other soccer teams with more trophies in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.

 

Beginning with Gerd Müller, the Bavarians enjoyed blistering form in the domestic scene, winning the Bundesliga on several occasions.

 

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is another top important player for Bayern Munich during his time at the club. The German also lifted the Bundesliga title as well as other domestic cup competitions.

 

The modern-day Robert Lewandowski, the Polish international is the leading Bayern Munich top scorer across all competitions.

 

Lewandowski moved from rivals Borussia Dortmund and have since established himself as one of the best football players in the world including winning the FIFA men’s best player of the year.

 

Another player with more goals in the morning era is Thomas Müller who’s been at the club since his days as a youth player serving the club at almost all levels.

 

For the younger generation of players at Bayern Munich, making it to the top as Bayern Munich all time top scorers would take much hard work, commitment on their part to achieve it.

 

 

Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history – top 10

 

1. Gerd Müller

 

Goals: 563

Position: Striker

Nationality: Germany

 

(Top Gerd Müller goals)

 

Gerhard “Gerd” Müller is a German professional footballer (retired) who’s one of Bayern Munich greatest all-time best players in the history of the club.

 

Gerd Müller is the leading Bayern Munich all time top scorer in the history of the club.

 

The 5ft tall striker is known for his brilliance which also formed the basis of Bayern Munich success during the early years.

 

Born in Nördlingen, Germany, Müller began his football career in his home country town before moving to Bayern Munich after he was promoted to Nördlingen senior team.

 

He spent 15 years with Bayern Munich scoring 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga matches for the club.

 

Most of his goals for Bayern Munich were scored in the German Bundesliga. Gerd Müller helped Bayern Munich win four league titles.

 

Other trophies Gerd Müller won with Bayern Munich include the DFB-Pokal, UEFA Champions League, Intercontinental Cup.

 

These achievements made him one of the greatest all time best players the club has ever produced.

 

His remarkable achievement and contributions accelerated Bayern Munich to the level as one of the European elites.

 

Bundesliga – Aside from helping Bayern Munich secure the Bundesliga title four times, he was more of an influence at the club.

 

DFB-Pokal – Müller was in the core squad that helped the club win four DFB-Pokal. His performance was excellent throughout the trophy-winning seasons for the club.

 

UEFA Champions League – To further register his name on the history books of Bayern Munich, Gerd Müller helped the club win three UEFA Champions League titles previously known as the European Cup.

 

He scored over 65 goals to help the Bavarians clinch the most prestigious football club competition in the world.

 

Today, Bayern Munich have ranked as the top seeds in almost every edition of the competition thanks to his goal-scoring form that helped the club emerge victoriously.

 

2. Robert Lewandowski

 

Goals: 307

Position: Striker

Nationality: Poland

 

(Top Lewandowski goals)

 

The current best player in the modern era of Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski is the second Bayern Munich all time top scorer.

 

Lewandowski’s contributions over the years have helped the club win a record German Bundesliga title including another record nine-year dominance.

 

The Polish international soccer player moved from Borussia Dortmund in 2014 after his impressive performance at the Dortmund based club forced the Bavarians to enquire about his services.

 

Known for his proper positioning and impressive finishing abilities, Robert Lewandowski is ranked as one of the best strikers of all time in the history of football.

 

Warsaw, Poland, the striker began his career with Partyzant Leszno as a youth player before moving to Delta Warsaw.

 

His exploits in Lech Poznań triggered his move to Germany where he teamed up with Borussia Dortmund before making the switch to Bayern Munich.

 

He is currently one of Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history.

 

Bundesliga – Lewandowski has netted more goals in the German Bundesliga for Bayern Munich than any other player in the modern era.

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He has scored over 200 goals in the competition for the club and has won over seven league titles with more expected to come in years to come based on his commitment.

 

He had previously won two league titles with Borussia Dortmund where his exploits with the club attracted the interest of Bayern Munich top hierarchy to consider moving for his services.

 

DFB-Pokal – Germany’s number one national knockout cup competition, Lewandowski have won three DFB-Pokals for the club.

 

He had previously won the competition with his first Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in the 2011–12 season.

 

UEFA Champions League – Europe’s most prestigious football club competition, Lewandowski was in excellent form as he helped Bayern Munich claim the title in 2019–20.

 

The following year, Bayern were close to the final but lost out in the semi-finals.

 

Lewandowski had earlier came close to winning the UEFA Champions League with Borussia Dortmund in the 2012–13 season in a tough tie which saw the club lose to Real Madrid.

 

FIFA Club World Cup – in 2020, Lewandowski and his teammates helped the club claimed its first-ever FIFA Club World Cup trophy, beating Tigres UANL.

 

Benjamin Pavard’s lone goal was more than enough to hand Lewandowski his first FIFA Club World Cup trophy which ranked him amongst the greatest all time strikers in the world.

 

UEFA Super Cup – Robert Lewandowski claimed his first UEFA Super Cup trophy in 2020.

 

The prolific Polish attacker played ninety minutes and contributed but could not find the back of the net.

 

3. Thomas Müller

 

Goals: 218

Position: Attacking midfielder

Nationality: Germany

 

Thomas Müller is the second German and the third Bayern Munich all time top scorer in history.

 

The German began his career in the youth ranks of the club and was promoted to the senior team, although his career began at the TSV Pähl youth team.

 

Born in Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany, Müller plays as an Attacking midfielder as well as in a form position or a striker.

 

At Bayern Munich, his main position is the attacking midfield since Robert Lewandowski is the most preferred player upfront.

 

Müller has grown to become Germany’s best player at Bayern Munich in the modern era of football.

 

Scoring over 200 goals, Müller has won multiple trophies including the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, DFL-Supercup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.

 

Müller had his breakthrough season 2009–10, winning the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal as well as teaching the finals of the UEFA Champions League.

 

Three years later, Thomas Müller scored 23 league goals which also contributed to Bayern Munich historic treble win in the 2012–13 season.

 

Müller registered his name in the history books as he became Bundesliga record assists by providing 21 in the 2019–20 season and also helped the club win a second treble.

 

Bundesliga – Since climbing up the ladder, Müller had become a valuable asset. He’s won over ten Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich.

 

This record title win could be regarded as the best of any German player in the history of the club.

 

In the titles, he played a major part across all including seasons he faced lengthy injury layoff.

 

DFB-Pokal – Müller has won six DFB-Pokals with the club.

 

The German international soccer player won his first national cup title in his breakthrough season in the 2009–10 campaign.

 

UEFA Champions League – Müller is the second German best Footballer in Bayern Munich history with two Champions League titles behind Gerd Müller with three.

 

Müller’s triumph was the club’s first treble and the second which came as the club won its second European treble.

 

UEFA Super Cup – Müller has won two UEFA Super Cup titles with Bayern Munich.

 

FIFA Club World Cup – alongside Lewandowski, Müller wrote his name in the club’s history books after winning the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time.

 

These trophies for the club makes Müller one of Bayern Munich greatest players in history.

 

4. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

 

Goals: 217

Position: Striker

Nationality: Germany

 

(Top Karl-Heinz Rummenigge goals)

 

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is the fourth Bayern Munich all time top scorer in history with 162 goals across all competitions.

 

The German who currently serves as a board member of the club was one of the most influential players in the team during his time in the team.

 

Registering his name as one of the club’s greatest players, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge won the Intercontinental Cup, two UEFA Champions League, as well as two Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal trophies.

 

Individual awards, the German was awarded the European Footballer of the Year twice.

 

Born in Lippstadt, Germany, he began his career with

Borussia Lippstadt before moving to Bayern Munich after eleven years.

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In total, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge scored over 162 goals across all competitions for Bayern Munich.

 

Bundesliga – Karl-Heinz Rummenigge won back to back Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich.

 

He played a major part of the title-winning squad for Bayern Munich throughout his stay at the club.

 

DFB-Pokal – The German soccer player also won two DFB-Pokal titles with Bayern Munich after two Bundesliga successes.

 

UEFA Champions League – Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is part of the Bayern Munich history-making team as he contributed to two of Bayern Munich Champions League triumphs.

 

Bayern Munich won the Champions League back to back with lots of contributions from the German.

 

Intercontinental Cup – The club won its first international title with the 1976 Intercontinental Cup success where Bayern defeated Brazilian side Cruzeiro over two legs thanks to goals from Gerd Müller and Kappellmann.

 

5. Rainer Ohlhauser

 

Goals: 216

Position: Striker

Nationality: Germany

 

Rainer Ohlhauser is a German former Professional football who’s ranked amongst the clubs greatest players in history.

 

Born in Dilsberg, Germany, the attacker who can also be deployed as a midfielder began his career with SV Sandhausen.

 

Rainer Ohlhauser Bayern Munich journey, He scored 186 goals and had almost three hundred matches.

 

As a player for Bayern, Rainer won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and the Bundesliga.

 

He was mainly known for his impressive scoring record which also helped Bayern Munich maintaining good form across all competitions.

 

Bundesliga – Rainer was part of Bayern Munich Bundesliga triumph in the 1968–69 season and could have made it back to back wins the following year.

 

DFB-Pokal – He won three DFB-Pokal titles with the club. Throughout the campaign, he scored important goals that proved vital for the club.

 

UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup – He won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup with Bayern Munich to take his total Bayern Munich career success to five major trophies.

 

6. Roland Wohlfarth

 

Goals: 155

Position: Forward

Nationality: Germany

 

Ranking Bayern Munich all time top scorers, Roland Wohlfarth sit on the sixth spot.

 

The German former Professional Footballer played a big role during the club’s quest for major trophies within and outside Germany.

 

The lightning bolt striker who began his career at BV Borussia Bocholt scored 119 goals for Bayern Munich in his nine-year stay.

 

A player with more Bundesliga experience under his belt, most of his goals were scored as a Bayern Munich player.

 

During his nine-year stay at Bayern Munich, he won the Bundesliga five times in 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1990.

 

He also won the DFB-POKAL in 1986.

 

Bundesliga – Roland Wohlfarth played a major part and as well contributed to goals throughout his stay at the club.

 

His contributions helped Bayern Munich with five German Bundesliga titles.

 

He cemented his place in the first team and emerged Bundesliga top scorers on two occasions, in 1989 and 199.

 

DFB-Pokal – His most notable performance was against VfB Stuttgart where he scored a hat-trick to help Bayern Munich lift another cup.

 

This was the only German cup he won with Bayern Munich and the only cup title during his career.

 

DFL-Supercup – Roland Wohlfarth won two DFL-Supercups with Bayern Munich.

 

He became dominant by fighting for his place in the first team despite the Competitiveness of the team then.

 

7. Dieter Hoeneß

 

Goals: 145

Position: Forward

Nationality: Germany

 

Dieter Hoeneß is Bayern Munich seventh all time top scorer in history.

 

The German former Professional Footballer who played more as a Striker was one of Bayern Munich finest strikers during his time at the club.

 

Scoring impossible goals for Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart, Bayern Munich became alerted with his improved goal scoring form in the German division.

 

In 1979, Bayern Munich secured his services and he was announced as the club’s new striker.

 

In 224 appearances for the German record Champions, Dieter Hoeneß scored 145 goals to register his name in the club all time leading scorers.

 

Most goals were scored in the league, which led to five titles in the eight-year reign at the club.

 

At least, five titles in eight years was a remarkable achievement for the German who led the attack for the club.

 

He also found the back of the net 17 times in the DFB-Pokal and 26 times in European competitions.

 

He was highly successful both individually and collectively. Dubbed a powerful striker, his goals per season for five seasons got to double digits during his stint with the Bavarians.

 

Bundesliga – Five titles in eight years was a good record for Dieter Hoeneß.

 

He was a power striker that helped Bayern Munich in domestically and international competitions even though no Europa trophy was achieved during his time with the club.

 

However, Bayern Munich reach the Champions League finals twice but lost in the end.

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DFB-Pokal – Dieter Hoeneß won three DFB-Pokals for Bayern Munich.

 

8. Arjen Robben

 

Goals: 144

Position: Winger

Nationality: Netherlands

 

Arjen Robben perhaps was one of the best performing players at Bayern Munich during the early 21st century.

 

The Dutch former Professional Footballer known for his improve runs and dribbles, was an era of Robben dominated Bayern Munich.

 

During his ten year stay, he scored over 144 goals.

 

Robben had incredible dribbling skill, speed, and long-range shots most times outside the box.

 

He is regarded as one of the best players in the world and one of the best wingers of his time.

 

Moving to Bayern Munich the dutch international won 20 trophies, including eight Bundesliga titles and five DFB Pokals.

 

Some of his contributions to the club include hat tricks against Hannover 96, a goal that took Bayern Munich to the quarter-finals of the Champions League in 2010.

 

During the 2011–12 Champions League season, Robben helped Bayern Munich overcome record Champions Real Madrid to reach the finals.

 

His career at Bayern Munich could be ranked as the best throughout his football career in Europe.

 

Bundesliga – Robben won eight Bundesliga titles during his ten-year stay at the club.

 

He was also part of Bayern Munich seven-year Bundesliga dominance which has further extended to nine years.

 

DFB-Pokal – Robben’s contributions and goals helped the club secure five DFB-Pokals.

 

DFL-Supercup – The Dutch international was present as the German and European giants won five titles.

 

UEFA Champions League – Bayern Munich won the Champions League title after a long wait with goal contributions from Robben helping the club.

 

UEFA Super Cup – Arjen Robben lifted the UEFA Super Cup with the club.

 

9. Giovane Élber

 

Goals: 139

Position: Striker

Nationality: Brazil

 

Brazilian Giovane Élber remains one of Bayern Munich greatest strikers of all time.

 

Élber was in fine form for the club, helping the Germans lift the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, UEFA Champions League and Intercontinental Cup.

 

He was the club’s best performing South American player in history as well as in the Bundesliga.

 

In some seasons, he has always been crowned Bayern Munich top scorer which helped the club with four league titles, one UEFA Champions League and One Intercontinental Cup.

 

Élber helped Bayern Munich win the double in the 2002–03 campaign (Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal).

 

Bundesliga – Élber scored IMO goals as Bayern Munich clinched four Bundesliga titles during his seven years stay at the club.

 

Élber de Souza was part of the club’s double-winning party in 2003.

 

DFB-Pokal – The Brazilian sensation helped the club secure three cup titles.

 

UEFA Champions League – in continuation of the clubs successful outing in Europe, Élber helped Bayern lift the Champions League title in 2001.

 

Intercontinental Cup – His inspiring form helped the club win its first world level trophy, the Intercontinental Cup in 2001.

 

10. Dieter Brenninger

 

Goals: 132

Position: Striker

Nationality: Germany

 

Dieter Brenninger is Bayern Munich tenth all time top scorer with 132 goals.

 

He won the German Bundesliga once, DFB-Pokal four times and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.

 

Bayern Munich Club Profile

Bayern Munich is a football club based in Munich, completing in the Bundesliga, Germany’s top-flight professional soccer league.

 

The club is currently the most successful team and one of Europe’s greatest football clubs with Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup trophies.

 

Domestically, the club has won all major trophies including the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, DFL-Supercup.

 

Bundesliga

 

The club has won a record of 30 league titles including another record nine-year dominance.

 

The club has also produced some of the best players that have made their name on the world stage.

 

DFB-Pokal

Bayern Munich is the most successful team in Germany historically. The club has won the DFB-Pokal record times.

 

They lead the all-time DFB-Pokal winners with 20 titles.

 

DFL-Supercup

Bayern Munich are also record winners of the DFL-Supercup with nine titles.

 

UEFA Champions League 

Bayern Munich is a six-time winner of the UEFA Champions League. They’re one of the most dominant football clubs of world football today.

 

FIFA Club World Cup

Bayern Munich have lifted the FIFA Club World Cup twice first in 2013 and seven years later in 2020.

 

The club has also won more trophies. The club has won the heart of fans with its dominating performance across major football Competitions it has participated in until the date

 

Conclusion

The article highlights Bayern Munich all time top scorers in history across all competitions including the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, DFL-Supercup, UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.

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