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The Best Bayern Munich Players Of All Time, Ranked

List RulesVote up the top players ever to take the pitch for Bayern Munich.

The best players 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 players like Robert Lewandowski and Franck Ribery 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 Gerd Muller and Paul Breitner 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 players 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.

  • 1
    Defender, Sweeper
    471
    100

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1963-1977

  • 2
    449
    100

    BirthplaceNördlingen, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1964-1979

  • 3
    Goalkeeper
    294
    76

    BirthplaceKarlsruhe, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1994-2008

  • 4
    269
    66

    BirthplaceErlangen, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1984-1988, 1992-2000

  • 5
    Goalkeeper
    381
    119

    BirthplaceGelsenkirchen, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 2011-Present

  • 6
    Defender
    340
    109

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 2002-2017

  • 7
    Forward, Midfielder
    235
    63

    BirthplaceLippstadt, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1974-1984

  • 8
    Forward, Midfielder
    324
    111

    BirthplaceWeilheim in Oberbayern, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 2008-Present

  • 9
    Goalkeeper
    216
    59

    BirthplaceMetten, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1962-1980

  • 10
    305
    116

    BirthplaceBedum, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Bayern Munich career: 2009-2019

  • 11
    516
    241

    BirthplaceWarsaw, Second Polish Republic

    NationalityPoland

    Bayern Munich career: 2014-Present

  • 12
    Defender, Midfielder
    202
    64

    BirthplaceKolbermoor, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1970-1974, 1978-1983

  • 13
    Forward, Midfielder
    261
    110

    BirthplaceBoulogne-sur-Mer, France

    NationalityFrance

    Bayern Munich career: 2007-2019

  • 14
    Playmaker, Midfielder
    246
    126

    BirthplaceKolbermoor, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 2002-2015

  • 15
    Midfielder
    127
    83

    BirthplaceGörlitz, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 2002-2006

  • 16
    Defender, Midfielder
    140
    102

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    NationalityAustria

    Bayern Munich career: 2010-Present

  • 17

    Stefan Effenberg

    Midfielder
    79
    48

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1990-1992, 1998-2002

  • 18
    133
    103

    BirthplaceOpole, Poland

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 2007-2011

  • 19

    Uli Hoeneß

    Forward, Midfielder
    86
    57

    BirthplaceUlm, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1970-1979

  • 20
    61
    37

    BirthplaceLondrina, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Bayern Munich career: 1997-2003

  • 21
    Midfielder
    64
    42

    BirthplaceKarlsruhe, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1992-2007

  • 22

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    NationalityGermany

    Bayern Munich career: 1966-1981

  • 23
    Defender, Sweeper
    61
    39

    BirthplaceFürstenzell, Germany

    NationalityWest Germany, Germany

    Bayern Munich career: 1976-1991

  • 24
    73
    55

    BirthplaceCallao, Peru

    NationalityItaly, Peru

    Bayern Munich career: 2001-2007, 2012-2015

  • 25

    Bixente Lizarazu

    Defender
    58
    40

    BirthplaceSaint-Jean-de-Luz, France

    NationalityFrance

    Bayern Munich career: 1997-2004, 2005-2006