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Kroos, Ozil, Khedira... who is the best German Real Madrid player?

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9. CRISTOPH METZELDER

Joined in 2007 from Borussia Dortmund he played three seasons at the club.

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CRISTOPH METZELDER

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8. SAMI KHEDIRA

The now Juve player arrived with fellow German O–zil in 2010 and stayed one more season than him, lasting until 2014.

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8. SAMI KHEDIRA

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7. GUNTER NETZER

Playing from 1973 to 1976 Netzer has the honour of being the first German in the famous white shirt. He played 100 games and won two leagues.

6. MESUT ÖZIL

He graced the Bernabéu from 2010 till 2013 before moving to Arsenal. Silky skills but inconistency.

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6. MESUT ÖZIL

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5. PAUL BREITNER

1974 to 1977, amassed 100 games and won two leagues and the World Cup with his national side.

4. BODO ILLGNER

A Madridista from 1996 to 2001 he was part of the team that won the Séptima, against Juventus (and the club's eighth European Cup although as sub in the final)

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4. BODO ILLGNER

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3. TONI KROOS

Signed in 2014 from Bayern Munich and recently extended to 2022. With 108 games under his belt time will tell how far he moves up this list.

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3. TONI KROOS

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2. BERND SCHUSTER

He played for Madrid between 1988 and 1990, competing in 88 games and lifting 2 Ligas, 1 Copa and 1 Super Cup. He's remembered for his free-kick accuracy.

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1. ULI STIELIKE

In Madrid from 1973 to 1976 and considered by many to be the greatest German ever to have played for the club. He played 338 matches, won 3 Ligas, 2 Copas, 1 UEFA Cup and 1 Super Cup. Eight seasons in the centre of midfield. In this image alongside Marado

1. ULI STIELIKE

In Madrid from 1973 to 1976 and considered by many to be the greatest German ever to have played for the club. He played 338 matches, won 3 Ligas, 2 Copas, 1 UEFA Cup and 1 Super Cup. Eight seasons in the centre of midfield. This image is from his goal in

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