Football

Bundesliga: Most Goals by a Player in a Season

The Bundesliga has been the home to some of the greatest strikers in history. Arguably the greatest goal poacher of all time, Gerd Muller scored close to 400 league goals playing for Bayern Munich playing in the 1970s. Fast forward five decades, the league found another striker, Lewandowski who has reached levels only few footballers sit at.

Data Last Updated: July 25, 2022
S.No.PlayerYears ActiveClubPositionSeasonGoals ScoredAppearances
1Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2020-214129
2Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1971-724034
3Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1969-703833
4Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1972-733633
5Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2021-223534
6Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2019-203431
7Dieter Muller1972-19891. Fc KolnCentre Forward1976-773434
8Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang2008-2022Borussia DortmundCentre Forward2016-173132
9Lothar Emmerich1960-1978Borussia DortmundCentre Forward1965-663134
10Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2015-163032
11Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1968-693030
12Gerd Muller1963-1981Bayern MunichCentre Forward1973-743034
13Jupp Heynckes1963-1978Borussia MonchengladbachCentre Forward1973-743033
14Uwe Seeler1953-1978Hamburger SVCentre Forward1963-643030
15Robert Lewandowski2005-2022Bayern MunichCentre Forward2017-182930

Both Gerd Muller and Robert Lewandowski share the record for most number of German Golden Boots won with seven each. Let’s now have a look at the players who have scored the most goals in a Bundesliga season.