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Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Dalv » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:30 pm

I was having a conversation about this with some friends about this and I realized I have never seen any old German legend playing. Which are the best German players in history in your opinion?

Here's my top 5:
Gerd Muller - Never seen him playing, but scored way to many goals not to put him first
Jurgen Klinsmann
Oliver Kahn
Lothar Matthaus - it's interesting though that Effenberg did say in his book that Matthaus was a chicken, always afraid in the big games
Oliver Bierhoff or Andreas Möller or Klose
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby JANCKER » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:36 pm

Dalv wrote:Oliver Bierhoff


A late bloomer and my all time favorite since it was him who triggered my interest in football, but I don't think that he belongs in the general top 5...
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby ramsej84 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:43 pm

excluding the current players right?

Gerd Muller
Franz Beckenbauer
Philip Lahm
Paul Brietner
Oliver Kahn
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Dumbledore7 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:32 pm

Franz Beckenbauer
Gerd Müller
Philipp Lahm
Lothar Matthäus
Manuel Neuer
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby ottackon » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:11 pm

1. Gerd Muller : the most important german player in the history
2. Franz Beckenbauer : the most powerful figure in football history
3. Lothar Matthaus : "he is the best rival I've ever had. I guess that's enough to define him" (Maradona)
4. Philipp Lahm : the most consistent and reliable player I've ever seen
5. Andreas Moller : for this (among other things)
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby ramsej84 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:31 pm

I used to like Koepke, Matthaus and Hassler a lot as well.
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Dalv » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:02 pm

ottackon wrote:5. Andreas Moller : for this (among other things)
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is it something about the picture? i dont get it
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby ottackon » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:08 pm

Dalv wrote:
ottackon wrote:5. Andreas Moller : for this (among other things)
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is it something about the picture? i dont get it

It's his famous celebration after the Euro 96 penalty shoot-out at which he enraged a generation of Englishmen by aping Gascoigne's muscleman celebration on scoring the decisive kick.
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby MUTU » Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:40 pm

1 Mario Gomez
2 Mario Gomez
3 Mario Gomez
4 Mario Gomez
5 Mario Gomez



OK OK, just kidding...

1 Stefan Effenberg
2 Philipp Lahm
3 Gerd Mueller
4 Franz Beckenbauer
5 Manuel Neuer
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Dalv » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:50 pm

Effenberg no.1? He's my favorite Bayern player but I dont see how he can make that spot.
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby MUTU » Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:04 pm

Dalv wrote:Effenberg no.1? He's my favorite Bayern player but I dont see how he can make that spot.

He's the most complete footballer of all time.
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Achilles » Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:10 pm

From the player's I have watched #1 has to be Lothar!
1.Lothar Matthäus
the others with no particular order are: Lahm,Kahn,Sammer and Schweini.

All time top-5 including the players I haven't seen: G.Muller,Beckenbauer,Rummenigge,Matthaus,Kahn
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Coman » Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:43 am

Beckenbauer
G.Müller
L.Matthaus
Rummenigge
Neuer
Neuer (Ulreich)
Kimmich (Rafinha) - Boateng (Süle) - Hummels (Süle) - Alaba (Rafinha)
James (Müller) - Thiago (Martinez) - Goretzka (Sanches)
Robben (Gnabry) - Lewandowski (Wagner) - Coman (Ribéry)
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Coman » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:39 pm

Dalv wrote:
is it something about the picture? i dont get it


Neuer (Ulreich)
Kimmich (Rafinha) - Boateng (Süle) - Hummels (Süle) - Alaba (Rafinha)
James (Müller) - Thiago (Martinez) - Goretzka (Sanches)
Robben (Gnabry) - Lewandowski (Wagner) - Coman (Ribéry)
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Re: Top 5 German footballers of all time?

Postby Burko » Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:31 am

If I had make my own top 5 list I would repeat names above my post. But I think we should mention Uwe Seeler, Pierre Littbarski, Toni Schumacher, Günter Nezter, Fritz Walter, Helmut Rahn, Karl Heinz Rummenige or Sepp Maier 8)
All we need is number 10......and Chámes Rodríguéz
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