Germany and Bayern Munich legend Gerd Müller died on Sunday morning at the age of 75. Müller has made history for Bayern and the German national team. He has racked an incredible football scores record of 566 goals in his club football career. Müller played 607 competitive matches for Bayern and was the league’s top scorer on seven occasions. He has also made a record of most goals in Bundesliga scoring 365 goals. He played 62 matches for the national team, netting 68 goals.
“The FC Bayern world still stands with Gerd Müller today,” the German club said in an official statement. The football news reports the sad demise of Der Bomber, who joined Bayern Munich in the 1964 summer. He has achieved Intercontinental Cup, three European Cups, and one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. “The club and all its fans are mourning the passing of Gerd Müller, who died on Sunday morning at the age of 75,” the club mentioned.
The President of Bayern Munich, Herbert Hainer, said: “Today is a sad, dark day for FC Bayern and all its fans. Gerd Müller was the greatest striker ever and a fine man and character in world football. We are all united. In deep mourning with his wife Uschi as well as his family. FC Bayern would not have been the club we love today without Gerd Müller. His name and memory will live on forever.”
CEO Oliver Kahn said, “The news of Gerd Müller’s death leaves us all deeply saddened. He is one of the greatest legends in the history of FC Bayern, his achievements unmatched to this day, and will always be part of the great history of FC Bayern and will continue to be part of it and all German football. As a player and a person, Gerd Müller stands for FC Bayern and its development as one of the greatest clubs in the world. Gerd will forever be in our hearts.”
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