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Foreigners dominate German scoring charts
May 22nd, 2007 7AM

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Foreign nationals and foreign-born players dominated the German Bundesliga scoring charts. Of the players who ranked in the top 10 in First Division scoring, all but one was born abroad, including Germany national team strikers Kevin Kuranyi (born in Brazil) and Miroslav Klose (born in Poland). The only German-born player was 22-year-old Stuttgart sensation Mario Gomez, born in Riedlingen to a Spanish father and German mother.

LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER (CLUB, COUNTRY)
20 Theofanis Gekas (Bochum, Greece)
16 Roy Makaay (Bayern Munich, Netherlands)
16 Alexander Frei (Borussia Dortmund, Switzerland)
15 Kevin Kuranyi (Schalke 04)
15 Sergiu Radu (Energie Cottbus, Romania)
14 Mohamed Zidan (Mainz, Egypt)
14 Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart)
14 Marko Pantelic (Hertha Berlin, Serbia)
13 Cacau (VfB Stuttgart, Brazil)
13 Miroslav Klose (Werder Bremen)
13 Diego (Werder Bremen, Brazil)



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