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Bayern Munich back with a strong presence on The Guardian’s Top 100 list

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After an incredible 2020, Bayern Munich is back with 13 players on The Guardian’s Top 100 list.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga Photo by Alex Gottschalk/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Bayern Munich had a historic 2020 and The Guardian acknowledged as much by selecting 13 Bavarians for its Top 100 list. Below are the Bayern Munich players, who were honored:

1. Robert Lewandowski

11. Joshua Kimmich

14. Thomas Müller

15. Manuel Neuer

16. Serge Gnabry

17. Thiago Alcantara (now with Liverpool)

23. Alphonso Davies

31. David Alaba

40. Leon Goretzka

47. Kingsley Coman

75. Leroy Sané (spent most of 2020 injured and with Manchester City...curious!)

81. Philippe Coutinho (now with FC Barcelona)

97. Jerome Boateng

Not a bad haul for Bayern Munich.

The Top 10 is as follows:

1. Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich

2. Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona

3. Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus

4. Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City

5. Sadio Mané, Liverpool

6. Erling Braut Haaland, Borussia Dortmund

7. Kylian Mbappé, Paris Saint-Germain

8. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool

9. Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain

10. Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool

Some other notables (Bundesliga, German national team, Linked to Bayern Munich...or just generally crazy):

25. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan

29. Jadon Sancho, Borussia Dortmund

30. Timo Werner, Chelsea (formerly RB Leipzig)

42. Toni Kroos, Real Madrid

48. Marc-André ter Stegen, FC Barcelona

50. Kai Havertz, Chelsea (formerly Bayer Leverkusen)

52. Dayot Upamecano, RB Leipzig

68. Marcel Sabitzer, RB Leipzig

76. Achraf Hakimi, Inter Milan

79. Frenkie De Jong, FC Barcelona

91. Robin Gosens, Atalanta

96. Dominik Szoboszlai, Red Bull Salzburg (officially moving to RB Leipzig in January)