Records: Who are Lewandowski's rivals in Bundesliga History?
Ever since football fans remember the Bundesliga has always been home to the world's biggest strikers. Gerd Muller is the league's best ever in such manner with an apparently invincible 365 goals, however, Robert Lewandowski has just presently made it to the top three and is by no means finished his job yet.
Let's take a look at the top ten goalscorers in Bundesliga history:
1) Gerd Muller
Club: Bayern Munich
Minutes per goal: 105
Gerd Muller is obviously one of the best strikers in both Bundesliga and international football. Nicknamed "Der Bomber", Gerd was particularly popular for his intriguing capacity to turn at lightning speed while dealing with the ball, also his perfect goal scoring records.
Der Bomber broke records one by one with Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. It seems that his aggregate of 365 objectives will perpetually stay unbeaten, yet considerably amazing was the rate at which he kept on scoring over such an extensive time. Over the span of 14 seasons, the 4th league titleholder scored one goal every 105 minutes and awarded 5 times as the best goal scorer of the league. in spite of missing three penalty opportunities, Muller submitted a new record for scoring goals in only one season by scoring 40 times in 1971/72.
2) Klaus Fischer
Club: 1860 Munich, Cologne, Schalke, Bochum
Minutes per goal: 173
Nobody has scored more goals in the opening day of a Bundesliga season than Klaus Fischer. The former TSV 1860 München, FC Schalke 04, 1. FC K?ln and VfL Bochum 1848 striker managed this feat 13 times in his 22-year professional career.
Klaus Fischer's great playing time span was that long that allowed him to play over five hundred times just like only 11 players in the Bundesliga history through 19 years. Surprisingly, He was the Bundesliga best scorer only once even Of the regarded 11 players he scored far the more goals. He scored, at any rate, twenty times in 6 terms and keeping in mind that he got renowned for his overhead kicks, maybe his most prominent hour was the point at which he netted four goals in a well known 7-0 thrashing for Schalke over Bayern.
3) Robert Lewandowski
Club: Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich
Minutes per goal: 110
Lewandowski has scored in any event twenty times at least in seven of 9 Bundesliga seasons. He has netted one goal at regular every 109 minutes which is behind Gerd Muller with a dumbfounding record of a goal every 105 minutes, the second-best goal scoring average.
The Poland international story is far from being done, so anticipate that bounty more records should tumble in the future. Presently third in the all time table, in front of his previous mentor Heynckes, he currently has Klaus Fischer very close by. Bayern Munich forward has scored a goal at only marginally more minutes than the incomparable Muller. The Poland international as of now has a greater number of goals than all non-German footballer and is hoping to add to his four best scorer crowns in Bundesliga history.
No one had ever netted at least a goal in each of the initial 11 matches of a season or had 16 times scored at a similar point.
4) Jupp Heynckes
Club: Borussia Monchengladbach, Hannover
Minutes per goal: 147
Referred to now as one of German football's most prominent ever mentors in the wake of driving Bayern to the treble in 2013, Jupp Heynckes initially started life in the Bundesliga as a goal scorer striker in the game. A Gladbach boy totally, he lived his whole successful playing profession with Die Fohlen. Heynckes was a key figure in the foal’s brilliant age, earning 4 time Bundesliga titles during the 1970s. He awarded two times as the best goal scorer in the league, just as winning the DFB Cup and the UEFA Cup. after then he also won UEFA European Championship and FIFA World Cup. Every single amazing accomplishment that not many players have ever coordinated
5) Manfred Burgsmuller
Club: Borussia Dortmund, Nuremberg, Werder Bremen
Minutes per goal: 168
Burgsmuller could be considered as the most underestimated goal machine in Bundesliga ever. For more than 30 years he was the 4th in the best goal scorers standing of the all-time before Lewandowski comes up just months after his passing. Manni remains Dortmund’s unsurpassed best goal scorer in the Bundesliga up until now yet he won the Bundesliga 19 years after his league presentation game in 1988.
Through the span of 17 seasons, Burgsmuller played in 447 Bundesliga games mainly for Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund, netting 213 goals. Subsequent to retiring at the point he was forty years old, he also played as a kicker in American football.
6) Claudio Pizarro
Club: Werder Bremen, Bayern Munich
Minutes per goal: 155
The Peruvian as a genuine fan of Bundesliga's career kept on playing for more than 20 years. Since 1999 that that point he was first brought in Bundesliga by Bremen from Alianza Lima in Peru, Claudio Pizarro has scored at least a goal in the German top flight in every year. As yet keeps playing while he is 41, perhaps arriving at 200 goal-scoring will satisfy him to eventually retire.
Besides his last season with Bayern Munich in 2014/15, the Peruvian has netted goals in more 19 different seasons, from the time he scored first for Bremen in the 1999/2000 season, has scored in any event once in each of the past 20 calendar years since 1999 in the Bundesliga.
7) Ulf Kirsten
Club: Bayer Leverkusen
Minutes per goal: 152
Born in East Germany, he started his football job with Dynamo Dresden and twice won the league before the reunification of East and West Germany, after which he joined Bayer Leverkusen. He was awarded as the league-best scorer in the Bundesliga thrice and was a crucial figure of the Bayer team that turned into Eternal Bridesmaids after four runners-up, just as losses in the 2001/02 UEFA Champions League and DFB Cup finals.
After Gerd Muller, Ulf Kirsten is the one footballer in the Bundesliga’s best scorers that netted all his goals for one club.
Kirsten was one of the first East German players who came in the Bundesliga after the German reunification. He played 350 games for Leverkusen and netted 182 goals In the German Bundesliga. He set up himself as one of the best forwards in the league, but Bayer Leverkusen consistently ended as runner-up to both Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.
8) Stefan Kuntz
Club: Bochum, Kaiserslautern, Arminia Bielefeld
Minutes per goal: 213
Stefan Kuntz's debut in Bundesliga was initiated by scoring at least one goal in all of his first 4 matches in the Bundesliga with Bochum. He kept on to arrive at the double in all except 4 of his 15 top-flight seasons. The present Germany U21 coach awarded as the best scorer in two seasons in 1985/86 and 1993/94, during these years he incredibly won the league title with Kaiserslautern.
Kuntz caped for the German national team somewhere in the range of 1993 and 1997 arriving at the World Cup quarter-finals and winning Euro 1996 and during these years he netted 6 goals in 25 international matches as in the Euro 96 semi-final thrashing England
9) Dieter Muller
Club: Kickers Offenbach, Cologne, VfB Stuttgart, Saarbrücken
Minutes per goal: 147
Bomber der Nation’s Bundesliga career started with Dieter Kaster at that point he played twice for Offenbach in 1972/73. afterward, he landed Billy Goats when his stepfather's adoption turned his surname into Muller. In 6 of his 8 terms with FC Koln, he netted in any event 17 goals. Scoring 34 in 1976/77, he turned into the Bundesliga’s best scorer and afterward earned the title. The other record he made in that season is still standing was to score 6 goals in a single league match as FC Koln thrashed Bremen 7-2.
He earned his biggest accomplishments playing for FC Koln in the league in the late 1970s. He netted 177 goals in 303 matches in the German league adding that 6 goals in one game in August 1977, a record that still stands. Bomber der Nation netted 9 international goals while he capped twelve times from 1976 to 1978.
10) Klaus Allofs
Club: Fortuna Düsseldorf, FC Koln, Werder Bremen
Minutes per goal: 195
Klaus Allofs was a perfect goal machine for club and country. He contributed in 424 matches and netted 177 goals throughout 15 seasons in the Bundesliga awarding the league's best scorer twice majorly played for Fortuna Dusseldorf and FC Koln.
Allofs played almost 60 caps for West Germany, winning one World Cup and two European Championships, including the success over Euro 1980 competition.
After a relentless beginning to Bundesliga with Fortuna Dusseldorf, Klaus Allofs scored 22 Bundesliga goals in 1978/79 which resulted in awarding the as the best goal scorer of the league. Dusseldorf likewise faced Barcelona as they arrived at the final of the European Cup Winners’ Cup. Several years after that, he was keeping on his scoring for league opponents Koln and turned into the first footballer to win top scorer award for two different clubs in 1982/83.