He was widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the world. Müller scored 566 goals in 607 matches for the Bavarians, including 395 goals in the German Bundesliga, which is her record. He played 68 matches for the German national team and scored 62 goals.
The player named “Der Bomber” joined Bayern in 1964. He achieved with him three European Cups, the Intercontinental Cup, the Cup Winners’ Cup with him, and he was the German champion four times, and won the Cup of this country. He became the Bundesliga’s top scorer seven times. In 1970 he was awarded the “Golden Ball”.
With the national team, he was European Champion in 1972 and World Champion two years later.
Until the 2020/21 season, he held the record for a single Bundesliga competition (40 goals). Another Bayern player, Robert Lewandowski, improved it, scoring more.
After his career, Muller worked at Bayern Munich as a youth coach. However, in recent years, he was seen less and less because he was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
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