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The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time  

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List Rules Vote up the top midfielders ever to take the pitch for Bayern Munich.

The best midfielders ever to lace up their cleats for Bayern Munich have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the FC Bayern Munich stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

While recent Bayern Munich midfielders like Arjen Robben and Thomas Muller have helped keep Bayern Munich among the class of Bundesliga and the A-list of world soccer, early standouts from the club's roster like Franz Roth and Rainer Zobel put Bayern Munich on the map as a group worth following.

So which of these players from Bayern Munich's long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Bayern Munich midfielders of all-time? Vote below, and if you see any players missing from the list who should be considered, feel free to add them as well.

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Dieter Hoeneß is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1979-1987

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Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1974-1984

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Arjen Robben is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2009-2019

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Thomas Müller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2008-Present

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Stefan Effenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1990-1992, 1998-2002

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Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1984-1988, 1992-2000

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Christian Ziege is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1990-1997

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Mehmet Scholl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1992-2007

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Mario Götze is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2013-2016

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Xherdan Shaqiri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2012-2015

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Franz Roth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1966-1978

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Paul Breitner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1970-1974, 1978-1983

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Mazinho is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1991-1994

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Bastian Schweinsteiger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2002-2015

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Mario Basler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1996-1999

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Michael Ballack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2002-2006

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Franck Ribéry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2007-2019

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Mark van Bommel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2006-2011

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Bernd Dürnberger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time
Bernd Dürnberger

Bayern Munich career: 1972-1985

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Jupp Kapellmann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time
Jupp Kapellmann

Bayern Munich career: 1973-1979

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Uli Hoeneß is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1970-1979

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Olaf Thon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 1988-1994

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Marcel Witeczek is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time
Marcel Witeczek

Bayern Munich career: 1993-1997

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Rainer Zobel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time
Rainer Zobel

Bayern Munich career: 1970-1976

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Sebastian Deisler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bayern Munich Midfielders Of All-Time

Bayern Munich career: 2002-2007