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Record for most goals scored

The championship of Germany stands out among other national competitions also by the nuance that historical records are updated in it every year. We have compiled the most important categories of Bundesliga achievements.

Of course, the most important are the goals , here are the statistics of the TOP 5 players in the history of German football.

Player Football Club(s) Matches Goals
Gerd Müller Bayern 427 365
Robert Lewandowski Borussia D, Bayern 383 312
Klaus Fischer Bochum, Cologne, Schalke, Munich 1860 535 268
Jupp Heynckes Borussia M, Hannover 96 369 220
Manfred Burgsmuller Werder Bremen, Nuremberg, Borussia D, Rot-Weiss Essen 446 212


Number of goals per season

Before the 2020/21 football season, the legendary Müller had another historic achievement to his credit – the record for goals in the Bundesliga in a season (40). However, Lewandowski interrupted Gerd’s Indicator by one ball.

It is noteworthy that Robert did this according to the most dramatic plot. In the last match of the national season, Bayern hosted Augsburg. Towards the end of the meeting, the scoreboard was 4:2 in favor of the Munich team, but Lewandowski, who scored 40 times, was not among the goalscorers.

But the Pole waited for his chance. In the 90th minute, the guest player clumsily hit the ball in front of him, but Robert caught him. According to the results of that match, Bayern won with a score of 5: 2, and Leva broke the record 49 years ago.

In addition to 41 goals, in the 2020/21 season, Lewandowski provided 7 assists.As a result, the striker scored 41 points in the scorer race, and made 7 assists, chalking up another Bundesliga record.

Most appearances at 0

As they say, the goalkeeper is the most important football player on the field, if he does not concede a goal, then the game is not lost. Let’s bring you the performance statistics of the best goalkeepers in the history of the Bundesliga.

Player Football Club(s) Matches Matches without goals conceded
Manuel Neuer Schalke, Bayern 456 224
Oliver Kahn Karlsruhe, Bayern 557 204
Oliver Reck Kickers, Werder Bremen, Schalke 471 177
Immel Eike Borussia D, Stuttgart 534 148


Oliver Kahn’s historic achievement came to an end at the start of the 2021/22 season when Bayern thrashed Hertha 5-0 with Neuer in goal. What’s more, Manuel holds the record for a shutout percentage of 46.1%.

Neuer remains the only player from the top who has not yet retired. The legend of the “Recordmaster” and the German national football team is already 35 years old.

He is not going to rest yet. As a result, historical markers will be updated more than once.


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