The 2017-2018 season for the German Bundlesliga is almost coming to an end. Since it started on 18th August 2017 we can be able to predict the top scorer. Right? Only a few days left to 12th May 2018 and we conclude the Germany’s premier football competition. We have compile a list for you on the Bundesliga top scorers 2017/18 together with their teams and the number of goals that they scored. It is always a good thing to appreciate their best performance to boost their morale so that they can continue to represent their teams well and continuing showing us nice games.
Fact remains that the German professional association football league is the most attended worldwide and therefore most are eager to know the top scorers in Bundesliga this season. Among the 18 teams that participated, the Bayern Munich has done it again therefore retaining their ‘Bundlesliga Champion’ title for the 27th time; that is incredible.
1. Robert Lewandowski – 28 goals/ 6 penalties
The Polish professional football striker who has been a light to the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich has managed to maintain his top scorer title yet again this season. The 29 years old champion was given his first name ‘Robert’ because his parents knew that once he becomes an international player, most foreigners will not be able to pronounce his 2nd name Lewandowski. When you go deep into his biography, you will note that sporting runs into his blood stream since his dad Krzysztof was a football champion and his mother Iwona was a volleyball professional player.
Lewandowski International career has been successful since 2008 to 2018 in that he finished with ‘2018 FIFA World Cup qualification with a total of 16 goals; hitting a new record for the European World Cup.
The talented polish footballer amazed people when he made a new record of a total of 140 goals for his team in his 182 game and then just in a few minutes he scored 2 other goals. All this made him to be able to overtake the Bayern Munich player Claudio Pizarro who had a total of 87 goals. Yes, Peruvian a Borussia Dortmund has a total of 192 goals, but still Robert Lewandowski is among the best of the best German Bundesliga top scorers; in fact he is among the best 3 Bayern strikers and scorers.
2. Mark Uth – 14 goals/ 0 penalties
Mark Uth is a football striker playing for 1899 Hoffenheim. The German talented footballer started off his journey of his career in early 2004, but he signed into his team back in 2005 at a transfer fee of about €2 - 3 million.
Ranking him among the Bundesliga top goal scorers gives a promising future for the club and the German professional association as well for his best performance. Among the 80 total goals that he has scored, 33 of them are for the Bundesliga. The 26-year-old striker is a hero for the Bundesliga.
3. Kevin Volland – 14goals/ 0 penalties
The 25-year-old German footballer commence in gaining prominence back in 2015 during the UEFA European Under -21 Championship; his good performance were awarded with a Silver Boot. He is making waves for his current team Bayer Leverkusen for appearing in the top scorers for Bundesliga list with his 14 scored goals this season.
Kelvin Volland plays as a strong Winger or striker for his current team, which he joined during the 2012-2013 season. The talented footballer made efforts and managed to score his first goal for the Bundesliga in 2012 November. It was a real victory and the success feeling might be the major booster to his best performance this season. Since then he became a reliable player for Bayer Leverkusen proved by his regular appearances during most matches.
Volland has played for quite a number of Bundesliga teams like Hoffenheim. In 2012-2013 season, Volland improved his performance and managed to score 6 goals – 12 assist. In 2013-2014 season, he made more improvements to 9 goals- 8assists. That performance is amazing and it made Hoffenheim not to afford to lose; the club therefore extended their contract in 2013 up to 2017.
Kelvin Volland holds the record of scoring the fastest goal for Bundesliga, which was within 9th second opener. Therefore, without Volland there will be no chaos for the German Professional Football Association; meaning that his presence are greatly needed.
4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 13 goals/3 penalties
Pierre-Emerick Emiliano Aubameyang is a football striker from France playing for a professional club, Arsenal. The Gabonese National team captain has a great speed, nice playing styles, and strong at his playing position making his appearance at the Bundesliga league top scorers to be unquestioned.
The 28-year-old top scorer joined the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund at a transfer fee of about €14 million after making efforts to strengthen his core from a winger to a strong forward. The success journey of his career came along with multi-awards like the ‘2013 DFL-Supercup’. The talented Pierre-Emerick established himself more until he gained the ‘best forwards’ title in the world.
Arsenal became attracted to his efforts and made a deal with him at a fee worth £56 to 64 million; Aubameyang is now the most expensive among the players from Gabon.
Within the 4 seasons that the valuable player has played for Bundesliga, he has managed to score a total of 141 goals and his among the top scorers in this season. That is great and we truly appreciate the hero.
5. Nils Petersen- 13 goals/ 5 penalties
The German top scorer plays for Bundesliga club SC Freiburg. Before his retirement in August in the year 2016, he played for the ‘German Football team. Peterson discovered his talent as a striker at a youth age and he joined his hometown club where he made efforts to establish his playing skills.
The valuable striker gained experienced and he therefore attracted Carl Zeiss Jena club in the year 2005 at a youth contract. He later joined Energie Cottbus club, which made his unsung performance to be discovered by making him appear in the Bundesliga match. This is because he scored a total of 9 goals in his 14 appearance and that made him to be at the start line-up regularly. He gained recognition for in 2010-2011 season for being among the top Bundesliga goal scorer table with 25 goals within 33 appearance.
The 29-year-old striker playing styles and experience were of high level in that the first time he joined F.C Bayern Munich he managed to score 3 goals in his that game.
Peterson joined the SC Freiburg and appeared in the 2014-2015 season for Bundesliga and he scored 9 goals within 12 matches. 2015-2016 season, he scored 25 goals within 34 matches. This current season he is still being rank making him a valuable player for Bundesliga.
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6. Alfred Finnbogason – 12 goals/ I penalty
Alfred Finnbogason is from Iceland and he plays as a striker for the Bundesliga club FC Augsburg. The talented footballer can’t miss at the top scorers in Bundesliga this season having known the many times that he has gained that title like during the Dutch Eredivisie season 2013-2014 by scoring a total of 29 goals.
The 29-year-old striker with a height of 184cm has earned a total of 45 caps with 11 scored goals for his Icelandic National team. His efforts to get established has attracted many clubs to sign him up and led to his great success in his career today.
Alfred was loaned by his current club back in 2016 and managed to make it proud by scoring a goal in his 3rd appearance. It was an excelling feeling for him as well as his fans and that made his gain the morale of sharpening his experience. Out of the 143 total goals by Alfred Finnbogason, 12 of them he scored for the Bundesliga in the 3 seasons that he has appeared. We need to appreciate him for playing nice games that attract fans into watching the Bundesliga matches.
7. Niclas Füllkrug – 12 goals/ 3 penalties
Niclas Füllkrug is among the Bundesliga top scorers this season for managing to score 12 goals. The talented footballer playing position is striker and the German plays for the Bundesliga club Hanover 96.
The 25-year-old footballer joined his first club SpVgg Greuther Furth in 24th august 2013 on a loan-deal of 1 year. He made efforts to establish his striker techniques and by the of November the same year Niclas had scored 4 goals for the club. He later joined Nuremberg and lastly in July 16th he signed in with his new team.
Yes, Niclas Füllkrug may have failed to score in his first Bundesliga 8, but right now it may seem fierce to many seeing him among the top scorers for the football association. The German accident survivor success this season will boost his morale and therefore his presence needs to be preserved.
8. Michael Gregoritsch – 12 goals/1 penalty
Michael Gregoritsch is a 24-year-old belonging to Bundesliga club FC Augsburg. The Austrian footballer began to explore his discovered talent in 2008 by joining a youth team Kapfenberger SV’s. He established his playing skills and his improved performance led to his promotion into Austrian Bundesliga team in the year 2010.
Michael had high level of performance and his experience made him to score his 1st goal for Bundesliga within 3 minutes and he gained the title ‘youngest scorer’ in history; he was only 15 years and 361 days old. The 24 year-old moved to TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in the year 2011 in the month of June on 28th, for a transfer fee that has not yet been disclosed. He played for the club for 4 good years and as the agreement was.
Michael being ranked among the Bundesliga top scorers players shows that his efforts to a higher level are fruitful. His current team should now make him among the start-line because his success this season will boost his morale
9. Salomon Kalou- 11 goals/1 penalty
Salomon Armand Magloire Kalou is among the Bundesliga top scorers ranking playing for Hertha BSC team. The footballer from Ivory Coast playing position is as a winger and a striker. He is a strong striker that has played for Feyenoord after the year in the 2003 – 2006.
In the year 2006 – 2012, has also played for Chelsea, which is a professional football club. The Ivorian is greatly talented with unique playing positions and his nice games gained him many honors like the Premier League, 4 FA Cups, the League Cup as well as the UEFA Champions League. After his Chelsie contract expired, he joined at undisclosed transfer fee to Lille where he only spent 2 seasons and finally he is currently playing for Bundesliga Heatha BSC.
Salomon Kalou has made his country proud by representing them in FIFA World Cups, the 2008 Olympics as well as the 6 African Cup of Nations. The 32 year old with a height of 184cm has great talent in that his brother Bonaventure Kalou is following his back with a great morale.
10. Sandro Wagner - 11 goals/ 1 penalty
Sandro Wagner is a football striker for the Bayern Munich. As stated earlier his team are holds the championship for this season and the German footballer though not the best scorer he has managed to be among the Bundesliga top scorers and assists.
The 30-year-old footballer first scored a goal for Bundesliga champion club Bayern Munich back in 2007, he later joined other clubs like 1899 Hoffenheim and made his return back to Bayern Munich in 2017 where he signed a contact to play for them till 2020. The club signing him is worth it because he is greatly contributing to the title ‘Bundesliga Champions’ for the team.
11. Timo Werner – 11 goals/2 penalties
Bundesliga top scorers such as Timo Werner can’t miss in the list for being a strong forward for his current team RB Leipzig. The 22 year old discovered his talent at a tender age and explored it as a career. He was the youngest player to play for the VFB Stuttgart and made chaos for the club for by being among the top scorers.
The valuable player holds the world record for having appeared to play for Bundesliga 150 times and it is incredible to see the German Football still managing to be ranked among the top scorers.
Bundesliga Top Scorers
As you can see many of the top scorers have tied their number of goals and therefore this article has only disputed those players who scored 11 and above goals. All those who managed to score or help the scorers to score are the best players for Bundesliga and their presence is highly needed by the football association to continue making chaos.