Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga


Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga


Bundesliga, the German top tier competition. A league which has not only given football many legends and still continues to do so but also has redefined football forever. It is a league which purely runs on the mindset of attacking football.

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So, here are Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga.

5. Manuel Neuer – 2

Bayern Munich Current captain and legend the “Goatkeeper” is among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga
Manuel Neuer (image via. transfermarkt.co.in)

The “Goatkeeper” Manuel Neuer has won the prestigious Footballer Of The Year award ( Germany) 2 times with Bayern Munich where he is still going strong as their captain and undisputed starter. The 2014 World Cup winner Neuer is regarded by many as the greatest goalkeeper of all time.

He could have won the Ballon D’or after his exceptional year both individually and collectively in 2014 but he was also a victim to the legendary duopoly of Cristiano and Messi era. Due to injuries, everyone started disbelieving in him but he came back stronger than ever.

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And even won the UEFA Champions League with Bayern Munich recently in 2020. Manuel Neuer is unarguably the greatest goalkeeper of his generation and probably one of the greatest the game has ever seen.

4. Robert Lewandowski – 2

Robert Lewandowski is an absolute legend of Bundesliga is clearly among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga

It is hard to imagine a list comprising a Bundesliga record in terms of individual brilliance and not mentioning Robert Lewandowski or more famously “Lewangoalski”. An absolute legend in the history of German Football. 

And the way he is enjoying his 30’s is absolutely remarkable. He is scoring more goals than appearances in a calendar year which is insane and he could have won two Ballon D’ors by now if it wouldn’t be of Covid and certain other elements involved. 

He won the Bundesliga Player Of The Year award or more famously Footballer Of The Year (Germany) award in 2020 and 2021. He has a lot of records already in his mind to break before he finally decides to hang up his boots for good.

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3. Gerd Muller- 2 

The legendary Gerd Muller is well and truly among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga

The Bundesliga All Time Leading Goal Scorer, Gerd Muller is an absolute legend in the history of German Football in general. He won the prestigious Footballer Of The Year (Germany) award 2 times with Bayern Munich. Gerd Muller has several records in his name, some of which have been broken in the modern era of the game.

His legacy though has been forever written in the history books and even more importantly in the minds, hearts and souls of football fans forever. He is the greatest player Bundesliga has ever witnessed. His true heir could very well be only one man whose name is Robert Lewandowski.

2. Michael Ballack – 3 

Michael Ballack clearly in the list of Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga

Michael Ballack is a legendary figure in not just Bundesliga but also in the Premier League as well. He has won the prestigious Footballer Of The Year award a record 3 times with Bayern Munich which is quite remarkable.

Ballack has been one of the great players from his generation. And it is especially in Bundesliga with Bayern Munich where he excelled the most in terms of individual brilliance. He is certainly a top name in the game because of all his accomplishments in the league and his contribution towards making the league even better.

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1 . Franz Beckenbauer- 4

Franz Beckenbauer acing the list of Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Bundesliga
Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer is one of the all time greats of the game. He has won everything there is  possible to win. He is a multiple Ballon D’or winner, who has also won silverwares both as a player and a manager.

He is one of the few players who have won the prestigious World Cup both as a player and as a manager which is extraordinary in every sense of the word. He is a legendary figure in the history of German Football. He has been one of the most versatile players to ever play the game.

He could play anywhere in the pitch whether it be as a striker or in the midfield or in the defense or even a full back. This quality of him certainly makes him a differently talented football player, Who is regarded by many as the greatest defender of all time.

Conclusion 

Bundesliga is a league full of attacking potential. Even the defenders are a goal scoring threat here in this league and Beckenbauer is a prime example. A list full of legends some of which are still actively playing and creating a legacy for themselves.

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