Soccer Famous Soccer Players from West Germany

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List of the best soccer players from West Germany. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from West Germany, along with photos when available. This list of best West German soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous West German soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This is a list that includes players like Arne Friedrich and Norbert Meier.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best West German footballers?" and "Who is the greatest West German soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of West Germany in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular West German soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Stefan Aigner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Midfielder
Stefan Aigner is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
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Aaron Hunt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Forward, Midfielder
Aaron Hunt is a German footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.
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Ahmet Kuru is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Forward
Ahmet Kuru is a Turkish footballer. He plays as a striker.
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Alexander Bugera is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Alexander Bugera Defender, Midfielder
Alexander Bugera is a German footballer. He currently plays as a defender for 1. FC Kaiserslautern II, having had previous terms at Bayern Munich, SpVgg Unterhaching and MSV Duisburg. He began ...more
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Alexander Klitzpera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender
Alexander Klitzpera is a German former footballer.
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Alexander Laas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Midfielder
Alexander Laas is a German attacking midfielder for RB Leipzig II.
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Alexander Madlung is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Alexander Madlung Defender
Alexander Madlung is a German footballer who plays as a centre back for Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
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Alexander Meier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Midfielder
Alexander Meier is a German footballer who plays for Eintracht Frankfurt as an attacking midfielder.
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Alexander Meyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Alexander Meyer Defender
Alexander Meyer, is a former German footballer.
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Alexander Stolz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Alexander Stolz Goalkeeper
Alexander Stolz is a German football goalkeeper who currently plays for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Stolz joined Stuttgart from Regionalliga side FC Nöttingen during the summer of 2005, initially ...more
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Alexander Voigt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Alexander Voigt Defender
Alexander Voigt is a German footballer, who last played for Viktoria Köln.
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Ali Bilgin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Winger, Forward, Midfielder
Ali Bilgin is a German football player of Turkish descent. He is currently a free agent, his versatility and ability to use both feet allows him to fill in at various positions if needed. One of ...more
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Ali Güneş is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Midfielder
Ali Mehmet Güneş is a Turkish international footballer. Güneş plays for SV Türkgücü Bräunlingen in a south German lower-tier league.
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Alper Balaban is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Forward
Alper Balaban was a Turkish-German footballer who started his career with Fenerbahçe. Balaban was raised in Gemmingen and Heilbronn. He began his career with German club TSG 1899 ...more
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Andreas Brehme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender, Midfielder
Andreas "Andy" Brehme is a German football coach and former football defender. He is best known for scoring the winning goal for Germany in the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final against ...more
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Andreas Görlitz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender
Andreas Görlitz is a German footballer.
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Andreas Hinkel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender, Midfielder
Andreas Hinkel is a former German footballer. He played as a right back and has 21 caps for Germany. Hinkel was known for his attacking play on the flanks and defensive solidity. He is now the ...more
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Andreas Köpke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Goalkeeper
Andreas Köpke is a German former football goalkeeper who was in the German squad that won the 1990 FIFA World Cup, and was also part of the 1994 FIFA World Cup squad. Though he did not ...more
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Andreas Möller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Midfielder
Andreas Möller is a retired German internationalist association footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He was a playmaker known for his range of passing and goalscoring ability.
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Andreas Ottl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender, Midfielder
Andreas Ottl is a German footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder. He is currently a free agent. He signed his first professional contract for Bayern Munich on 1 July 2005. He was playing ...more
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Arne Friedrich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Defender
Arne Friedrich is a retired German football defender. He played 82 times for the German national team. He is a very versatile player, playing full back, center back, and occasionally a midfield ...more
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Bastian Schweinsteiger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Playmaker, Midfielder
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the German national team, serving as captain. A right-footed player, he usually ...more
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Benjamin Auer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Benjamin Auer Forward
Benjamin Auer is a German footballer who is a centre-forward.
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Benjamin Lauth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Benjamin Lauth Forward
Benjamin Lauth is a German footballer who plays for Ferencvárosi TC.
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Benjamin Lense is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from West Germany
Benjamin Lense Defender
Benjamin Lense is a former German footballer. Lense made 64 appearances in the Bundesliga during his playing career.