“The greatest striker” of Germany Football team legend Gerd Muller dies aged 75. The forward scored 68 goals in 62 appearances for West Germany. It included the winning goal in the 1974 World Cup final against Holland.
In his 15 years career at Bayern, Muller netted a record 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga games and 66 goals in 74 European matches. TheBayren Munich President Herbert Hainer said that today is a sad dark day for FC Bayern and all its fans. He added Gred Muller was the greatest striker there’s ever been and a fine person and character of world football. They are all united in deep mourning with his wife Uschi as well as his family. He values Muller’s contribution in making FC Bayern the club it is today. His name and memory will live on forever.
Muller started his career at TSV Nordlingen before joining Bayern in 1964. During his 15 years at Bayern, he was the Bundesliga’s top scorer seven times German footballer of the year twice. He was the recipient of the Ballon d’Or once in 1970. In 2015 Muller was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He battled Alzheimer’s disease for six long years.