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Gerd Müller's career in figures

The box was his territory, and goals were his trademark: Gerd Müller, revered as 'Der Bomber,' is one of the biggest personalities in German football and a living legend. On Tuesday the all-time greatest striker in German footballing history turns 70. fcbayern.de has checked out Gerd Müller's impressive list of achievements.

Gerd Müller's honours and achievements at a glance:

Germany national team (1966-74):

• World Cup 1974
• European Championship 1972
• World Cup top scorer 1970 (10 goals)
• 62 internationals, 68 goals

FC Bayern Munich (1964-1979):

• Intercontinental Cup 1976
• European Champion Clubs' Cup 1974, 1975, 1976
• European Cup Winners' Cup 1967
• German Championship 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974
• DFB German Cup 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971
• European top scorer 1970, 1972
• Bundesliga top scorer 1967, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978
• European Footballer of the Year 1970
• German Footballer of the Year 1967, 1969
• 427 Bundesliga appearances, 365 goals
• 74 European Cup appearances, 66 goals

Fort Lauderdale Strikers (1979-1981):

80 North American Soccer League appearances, 40 goals

Other records:

  • He is the Bundesliga's all-time top scorer with 365 goals in 427 matches.
  • On average he scored every 105 minutes in the German top flight, a best-mark in Bundesliga history among players who have scored at least 20 goals.
  • In the 1971-72 season 'Der Bomber' scored 40 Bundesliga goals.
  • He scored in 16 consecutive Bundesliga matches in the 1969/70 season.
  • Müller scored two goals or more in 87 Bundesliga fixtures. These include 32 matches with three or more goals. Four games brought him a five-goal haul, and he scored four in ten games.
  • He is the all-time DFB Cup top scorer, boasting more goals (78) than appearances (62).