Gerd Mueller

  • Klose becomes Germany's all-time top scorer ahead of World Cup June 7, 2014

    Miroslav Klose became Germany's all-time top scorer on Friday, breaking Gerd Mueller's 40-year record when he notched his 69th goal in a 6-1 World Cup warmup rout of Armenia. The veteran forward, who turns 36 next week, was on target with a diving header in the 76th minute as he gave...
  • World Cup goal record drives Germany veteran Klose May 23, 2014

    The title of World Cup all-time top scorer is driving Germany forward Miroslav Klose to get fit for the tournament in Brazil next month after an injury-plagued season, the 35-year-old said on Friday. Klose, preparing for his fourth World Cup, has scored 14 goals in his previous tournaments and is joint...
  • Klose equals Mueller's Germany scoring record September 7, 2013

    Munich: Miroslav Klose equalled Gerd Mueller's record of 68 goals for Germany when he scored in the 34th minute of their World Cup Group C qualifier against Austria on Friday. Klose, in typically opportunist fashion, got in front of his marker to turn the ball home after Thomas Mueller drilled...
  • Messi sends shirt to Mueller after breaking his record January 9, 2013

    Madrid: Lionel Messi has sent a signed shirt to Gerd Mueller after the Argentina forward broke the former Germany striker's record for the number of goals scored in a calendar year in 2012. "For Gerd Mueller, my respect and admiration, a hug," Messi wrote on the shirt, which had his name...