Bundesliga is regarded as one of the most thrilling football leagues in the world. Bayern Munich, on the other hand, has dominated the league for many years. The Bavarians hold the record for most wins.
Gerd Muller, Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gomez, and Claudio Pizzaro have all represented Bayern Munich. It’s no surprise that they have the most goals in the league, including the most hat-tricks.
The German Bundesliga is well-known for its high-octane football. It draws a lot of attention because of the offensive quality on the exhibit. However, scoring goals is one of the most difficult duties in the sport.
Several players, on the other hand, have made a career out of finding the back of the net. These superstars have scored numerous goals in a single game, including hat-tricks.
Let’s have a look at the five players in the Bundesliga who have the most hat-tricks:
Mario Gomez: 10
The German footballer is one of the best in Bundesliga history, having scored 10 hat-tricks. Gomez began his professional career at VFB Stuttgart. He is a club legend and the club’s fourth all-time leading scorer. Over two seasons with Stuttgart, he won the league title and scored 86 goals in 191 matches.
Mario Gomez also spent four years at Bayern Munich in Germany. In 115 games for the Bavarians, he scored 75 goals. With the record champions, the striker had his most successful period. He won numerous league and cup titles, as well as the UEFA Champions League.
Jupp Heynckes: 11
The Monchengladbach native is regarded as one of Germany’s greatest coaches of all time. He guided Bayern Munich to their first-ever treble. Jupp Heynckes, on the other hand, began his career as a goal-machine in the Bundesliga.
Except for a two-year stint at Hannover, the German spent his whole career with Borussia Monchengladbach. In Gladbach’s golden era in the 1970s, he was a major figure. During the decade, the club won four league titles.
Jupp Heynckes scored 220 goals for Borussia Monchengladbach and Hannover in the Bundesliga. There were 11 hat-tricks in total. He is the fourth-highest scorer in the history of the German top division.
Klaus Fischer: 12
The German is one of the league’s all-time leading goal scorers. He was a 19-year veteran of the league. Fischer is one of only 11 players in the Bundesliga to appear in over 500 games. In the league, he played for 1860 Munich, Schalke 04, Cologne, and VfL Bochum.
The German striker had a flair for scoring goals, scoring 268 times in 535 appearances in the Bundesliga. There were 12 hat-tricks in total. In six seasons, he also managed to score at least 20 goals, demonstrating his consistency.
Klaus Fischer had limited success as part of a team while being a terrific scorer. He only won the Bundesliga title once. This victory occurred with Schalke in the 1971-72 season.
Robert Lewandowski: 16
Robert Lewandowski, a modern-day legend, is the lone active footballer on the list. The Poland international has scored 16 hat-tricks in the Bundesliga. He also holds the record for most goals scored by a non-German in the league. In the Bundesliga, Lewandowski has played for both Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.
The Polish striker is the second-highest scorer in the league’s history. He’s also only the second player in the competition to score 300 goals. In the Bundesliga and for Bayern Munich, Lewandowski has a lot of scoring records.
He scored 41 goals in the 2020-21 season. He broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a single season with this achievement. In the 1971-71 season, the German great scored 40 goals.
Gerd Muller: 32
Possibly the greatest striker in the history of Germany and Bayern Munich. Gerd Muller holds the record for most hat-tricks in the Bundesliga with 32. He played his entire career for the Bavarian giants and was a key figure in their 1970s supremacy of world football.
In the Bundesliga, the Bavarian is the top goal scorer. In 427 appearances, he scored 365 goals. On the international level, Gerd Muller was also a success. With West Germany, he won the 1975 World Cup and the 1972 European Championships.
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