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Goals and glory

Factfile: Gerd Müller’s illustrious career

The penalty box was his workplace, and goals were his trademark: Gerd Der Bomber Müller ranks as one of the greatest personalities in German football, and long ago achieved the status of living legend. The man who was arguably the greatest goalscorer of all time will celebrate his 65th birthday on Wednesday with a small circle of family and friends. reviews Müller’s glorious playing career.

Gerd Müller’s career highlights

With Germany (1966 - 1974):

  • 1974 World Cup, winner
  • 1972 European championships, winner
  • Leading scorer at the 1970 World Cup (10 goals)
  • 62 international caps / 68 goals