Gerd Muller

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Birthday
3, 1945
Birthplace
Nordlingen, Germany
DEATH DATE
Aug 15, 2021 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1945
Birthplace
Nordlingen, Germany
DEATH DATE
Aug 15, 2021 (75)

About

One of the best strikers of all time, he scored 365 goals in 427 games in the Bundesliga, mostly as a member of Bayern Munich. He starred for the West Germany national team from 1966 to 1974.

Before Fame

His first coach nicknamed him "short fat Muller" for his resemblance to a weightlifter.

Trivia

He scored 68 goals in international appearances. He retired tenth on the list of international goal-scorers, despite playing fewer games than just about everyone ahead of him in the rankings.

Family Life

He grew up in Nordlingen, Germany. He and his wife Uschi had a daughter, Nicole.

Associated With

His record of 85 goals in a single year stood for four decades until it was broken by Lionel Messi in 2012.