Thomas Müller the best Bayern Munich player ever? Taking a look at his career with the Bavarians

Bayern Munich has a long and storied history, but one player, Thomas Müller, stands out among the rest. Müller has left an indelible mark as one of the most influential and beloved players in Bavarian club history thanks to his stellar career with the Bavarian giants.

Thomas Müller has been a member of Bayern Munich since he was just 10 years old, and he has been with the club for 23 years now. In the 2009–10 season, he made his debut with the first team and quickly rose through the ranks. He quickly became an integral part of the team under manager Louis van Gaal, thanks to his extraordinary vision, pinpoint positioning, and lethal finishing. 

During this remarkable campaign, he scored 19 goals and 16 assists across all competitions, which were instrumental in Bayern Munich securing a domestic double and reaching the UEFA Champions League final.

Since then, he has never looked back. His performances for Bayern Munich earned him a spot on the German national team for the 2010 World Cup, where he continued to shine. Germany secured a third-place finish in that tournament, and Müller won the Golden Boot trophy for scoring five goals in the tournament. He then went on to win the World Cup in 2014.

Thomas Müller all-time stats and trophies with Bayern Munich

The 35-year-old has had an outstanding journey during his 23 years with Bayern Munich. In 754 appearances for the club, Thomas has scored a total of 277 goals and provided 261 assists, with over 56,000 minutes played in total, and a total of 30 trophies with the club.

Thomas Müller

Here’s a detailed breakdown of all the trophies Thomas Müller has won with Bayern:

  • Bundesliga – 12 titles – 09/10, 12/13, 13/14, 14/15, 15/16, 16/17, 17/18, 18/19, 19/20, 20/21, 21/22, 22/23
  • UEFA Champions League – 2 titles – 12/13, 19/20
  • German Cup – 6 titles – 09/10, 12/13, 13/14, 15/16, 18/19, 19/20
  • German Super Cup – 8 titles – 10/11, 12/13, 16/17, 17/18, 18/19, 20/21, 21/22, 22/23
  • UEFA Supercup –  2 titles – 13/14, 20/21
  • FIFA Club World Cup – 2 titles – 2014, 2021  

Thomas Müller is also the player with the second-most senior team appearances for Bayern Munich (666), as well as the player with the most Bundesliga titles in history.

Thomas Müller will undoubtedly go down as one of Bayern Munich’s all-time greats in the club’s record books, given his impressive statistics and record-setting accomplishments. His rise from a boy in the academy to a respected leader has captivated and inspired fans all over the world.

Tanzeem Rahman

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Tanzeem Rahman is a soccer writer and an editor at SportsZion. Tanzeem's love for the sport began by watching and admiring Cristiano Ronaldo in his early Manchester United days. Having graduated from Germany as an Electrical Engineer, Tanzeem has watched multiple high-profile games throughout Europe from the gallery. His knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport, as well as sublime english proficiency has been an asset to SportsKnot. Outside of his duty, Tanzeem is a gamer, and loves to spend time watching Anime and reading Manga.


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