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One Brazilian who simply could not get enough of the Bundesliga is <b>Ze Roberto</b> (r.). After spells with Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern Munich, he spent <br>three years in Uruguay before returning to Bayern for another two years, joining Hamburg for a further two seasons before moving to Qatar in 2011 Only recently dislodged as the Bundesliga’s all-time top foreign goalscorer, not only fans in Stuttgart and Munich remember <b>Giovane Elber</b> (r.) fondly. One of the all-time characters of German football, he won everything going, scoring 133 goals to clinch four Bundesliga gongs, four DFB Cups, and a Champions League title Leonardo de Deus Santos, or <b>Dede</b> could not get enough of Borussia Dortmund, and their fans could not get enough of him either, but a string of injuries <br>meant he made <i>only</i> 322 appearances in the Bundesliga. After 13 years at the club, and his second Bundesliga title, he moved to Eskisehirspor in 2011 Few would risk getting on the wrong side of <b>Lucio</b>, the marauding defender who won three Bundesliga titles and three DFB Cups after going so close to a treble with Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2002. Given his penchant for galloping forwards, it is no surprise he was the scorer of 22 Bundesliga goals, despite being a central defender Some may say the Bundesliga has yet to see the best of <b>Diego</b>, and only time will tell if that proves to be true. The current VfL Wolfsburg star showed more than just glimpses of his talent with Werder Bremen, helping them to DFB-Cup glory and a place in the UEFA Cup final in 2009, a trophy he won with Atletico Madrid last season 2004 was unforgettable for Werder Bremen, and the pinnacle of <b>Ailton’s</b> (r.) career. Finishing as the Bundesliga’s top-goalscorer with 28 goals, his glorious winner at Bayern Munich earned Bremen the Bundesliga title at Munich’s Olympiastadion. He has since gone on to represent Schalke 04, Hamburger SV and MSV Duisburg <b>Naldo</b> arrived at Werder Bremen a year after that double-winning season, becoming a stalwart of their defence in the five successive years before a serious knee injury sidelined him for over a year. He scored 22 goals in 173 appearances for the Northerners, possessing a particularly potent aerial threat. He is now at VfL Wolfsburg Unwittingly, it was Naldo’s compatriot <b>Grafite</b> (r.) who caused that knee injury. His 28 goals guided Wolfsburg to the Bundesliga title in 2009, forming the most prolific ever strike partnership that season with Edin Dzeko (l.) (54 goals together) and becoming only the third foreigner to be voted the Bundesliga’s Footballer of the Year Famous not only for his hairstyles, but for his 76 goals in 205 appearances, <b>Marcelinho</b>  scored most of his goals for Hertha BSC Berlin between <br>2001 and 2006, but he came back to the Bundesliga in the 2007/08 season to play for VfL Wolfsburg before heading home to Brazil. You know you've made it when you're allowed to ride onto the Veltins Arena pitch on a motorbike, and that was a reward for <b>Marcelo Bordon's</b> six years of unforgettable service to the Gelsenkirchen club. Stuttgart fans also have a soft spot for the defender - he appeared 129 times for them and 168 times for Schalke
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