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Players who did not play more than five games in FCB jerseys



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Countless players have had contracts with FC Bayern Munich over the years. But only a few of them came up with a maximum of five Bundesliga games for the record champions. SPOX shows a selection.

Bernardo (5 games) – from 1991 to 1992 at Bayern Munich

Came from Brazil and didn’t make the breakthrough at FCB. After only a year he returned to his homeland.

Helmut Nerlinger (5 games) – from 1970 to 1971 at Bayern Munich

Came from the Löwen to the record champions, but switched to Kickers Offenbach after one season. He is the father of ex-FCB sports director Christian Nerlinger.

Takashi Usami (5 games) – from 2011 to 2012 at Bayern Munich

Came from Japan, but was never happy on the Isar. This was followed by positions at Hoffenheim, Düsseldorf and Augsburg before returning to Gamba Osaka in 2019.

Julian Green (4 games) – from 2009 to 2017 at Bayern Munich

The American went through almost all of Munich’s youth. But he didn’t make the leap to the pros. Now active at Greuther Fürth in the Bundesliga.

Herbert Zimmermann (4 games) – from 1972 to 1974 at Bayern Munich

He then moved to Cologne, where he ended his career after nine years. There he won the DFB Cup three times. In 1980 he also became European champion.

Alexander Baumjohann (4 games) – from 2009 to 2010 at Bayern Munich

Played big in Gladbach before coming to Munich. This was followed by positions at Hertha and Schalke, among others. Most recently he played in Australia, now without a club.

Zvjezdan Misimovic (4 games) – from 1997 to 2004 at Bayern

After “Zwetschge” didn’t make the leap to the pros, he moved to Bochum. He became champion with Wolfsburg in 2009, in which he played a major role.

Lukas Raeder (3 games) – from 2012 to 2014 at Bayern Munich

The keeper talent at the time saw no country behind Manuel Neuer. In the summer he moved from the Bulgarian first division club Lokomotiv Plovdiv to MSV Duisburg.

Serdar Tasci (3 games) – 2016 at Bayern Munich

Came from Moscow due to many injuries in the FCB defense, but was hardly noticed. In 2019 he ended his career, most recently he was active for Basaksehir in Turkey.

Pepe Reina (3 games) – from 2014 to 2015 at Bayern Munich

Guardiola got the keeper as the second man behind Manuel Neuer. After a year he went to Naples. The 40-year-old currently plays for FC Villarreal.

Meritan Shabani (3 games) – from 2006 to 2019 at Bayern Munich

Played half his life in an FCB jersey. In 2019 he moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers. He has been playing for Grasshoppers Zurich since the summer.

Berkant Göktan (3 games) – from 1998 to 2001 at Bayern Munich

Was mainly awarded before joining Galatasaray in 2001. In 2014 he ended his career with the fourth division club SV Heimstetten.

David Jarolim (3 games) – from 1997 to 2000 at Bayern Munich

The HSV club legend (nine years old) never really got a chance at FCB. In 2014 he ended his career.

Lars Lukas Mai (2 games) – from 2014 to 2022 at Bayern Munich

The central defender went on loan to Darmstadt as a top performer in the second team. He was a regular there. He is currently under contract with FC Lugano in Switzerland.

Marco Friedl (2 games) – from 2008 to 2018 at Bayern Munich

The versatile defender went on loan to Bremen in 2018, who finally signed the Austrian on a permanent basis.

Franck Evina (2 games) – from 2015 to 2019 at Bayern Munich

The striker regularly made the FCB amateurs cheer with his goals. In 2019 he was loaned to Uerdingen and then signed by Hannover, where he scores goals for the second team.

Uwe Tschiskale (2 games) – from 1987 to 1988 at Bayern Munich

Came to Munich from Wattenscheid, only to end up at Schalke a year later. In 1996 he ended his career with Eintracht Coesfeld.

Alvaro Odriozola (2 games) – from 2020 to 2020 at Bayern Munich

Always acted as a backup on right-back and couldn’t get past Benjamin Pavard. He returned to Real Madrid in the summer of 2020. The Spaniard plays no role in the reigning Champions League winner.

Marco Grimm (2 games) – from 1993 to 1995 at Bayern Munich

After a brief interlude, he returned to Stuttgart to later play for Graz. Among other things, he was also at 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

Woo-yeong Jeong (2 games) – from 2018 to 2020 at Bayern Munich

Already caused a sensation among amateurs in 2018 before moving to Freiburg. Used there regularly.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt (2 games) – from 2017 to 2020 at Bayern Munich

The striker will join Willem II Tilburg in the Eredivisie on a free transfer after the end of the season. Returned to Germany in 2021, where he will be chasing goals for the second division club Holstein Kiel.

Stefan Maierhofer (2 games) – from 2005 to 2007 at Bayern Munich

Made a name for himself as a migratory bird after his time in Munich. Moved to Würzburg in winter 2021 and was relegated with the Kickers. Currently active at Kremser SC in the Austrian regional league.

Leon Dajaku (2 games) – since 2019 at Bayern Munich

Came to Munich from the youth of VfB Stuttgart and was part of the regular squad in the 3rd amateur league. Then went to Union Berlin, where he hardly played. Now on loan to Sunderland.

Niklas Dorsch (1 game) – from 2013 to 2018 at Bayern Munich

After going through the youth department of FC Bayern, he ended up at second division club 1. FC Heidenheim in 2018 and was a regular there before moving to Augsburg via KAA Gent.

Rainer Aigner (1 game) – from 1989 to 1991 at Bayern Munich

Joined Bayern from 1860 but never established. He then ended his career at Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Sinan Kurt (1 game) – from 2014 to 2016 at Bayern Munich

Arrived as a celebrated talent from Borussia Mönchengladbach but never lived up to his status. It didn’t go well at Hertha either. After a period without a club, the 26-year-old signed a contract with the Turkish fourth division club Karaman FK a month ago.

Max Eberl (1 game) – from 1989 to 1994 at Bayern Munich

The current Managing Director Sport of RB Leipzig went through the FCB youth. He then played for Bochum, Fürth and his former employer Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Pasi Rautiainen (1 game) – from 1980 to 1981 at Bayern Munich

Moved to Bremen after just one season. Later he was also active for Arminia Bielefeld. In 1995 he ended his career at HJK Helsinki.

Fabian Benko (1 game) – from 2013 to 2018 at Bayern Munich

Never made it to the pros and was hired by Linzer ASK in 2018. In 2020 he moved to the Austrian second division club FC Juniors. Now active at Oberliga club SG Sonnenhof Großaspach.

Milos Pantovic (1 game) – from 2013 to 2018 at Bayern Munich

Was active in the youth of FC Bayern and switched to VfL Bochum in 2018. Last year he played an important role in the newly promoted Bundesliga team and scored dream goals. Pantovic has been playing for 1. FC Union Berlin since the summer of 2022.

Steffen Hofmann (1 game) – 1997 to 2002 at Bayern Munich

After failing to make the leap from the second team, he moved to Rapid Vienna where he became a club legend. He was also active for 1860 Munich.

Sarpreet Singh (2 games) – with Bayern Munich since 2019

Came to Bavaria from Wellington Phoenix in New Zealand. Was briefly loaned to 1. FC Nürnberg but returned to Bayern II last winter. Now regular force in Regensburg. Due to an error in the application for the game permit, he can only play again in the new year.