Bayern Munich’s German legend, Muller, dies aged 75

August 15, 2021
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Bayern Munich star and legend, Gerd Muller, is dead. Muller died on Sunday morning at the age of 75.

The German club announced his demise via a statement on their website;

“Today the world of FC Bayern stands still. The German record champions and its entire fan base mourn Gerd Müller, who died early Sunday morning at the age of 75,”.

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Müller made history with Bayern Munich and the German national team during his playing days.

“He scored an incredible 566 goals in 607 competitive appearances for Bayern and still holds the record for the most goals scored in the Bundesliga with 365, as well as being top scorer seven times. He scored 68 goals in 62 caps for the national team.”, the statement read.

“Der Bomber originally joined Bayern in summer 1964 and won the Intercontinental Cup, three European Cups, and a European Cup Winners’ Cup. He was a Bundesliga champion and DFB Cup winner four times each. With the national team, he won the 1972 European Championship and the 1974 World Cup, scoring the winning goal in the final in Munich against the Netherlands.”

“After retiring, he remained with the club for a long time as a youth coach. He’s survived by his wife Uschi and a daughter.”

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