Bayern Munich and Germany great Gerd Muller dies aged 75

Bayern Munich and Germany great Gerd Muller dies aged 75
The former striker helped West Germany win the World Cup and European Championship.

ゲルト・ミュラー, the striker who scored the winning goal for West Germany in the 1974 ワールドカップ決勝, 高齢者が亡くなりました 75.

Considered one of the finest players of his generation, Muller also helped West Germany to European Championship glory in 1972 and won the European Cup three times with バイエルン・ミュンヘン

Muller died on Sunday morning after a six-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

His former club Bayern revealed the news with a statement which read: 「今日、FCバイエルンの世界は静止しています。.

England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dives at the feet Gerd Muller (PA

“The German record champions and his entire fan base mourn Gerd Muller, who died early Sunday morning at the age of 75.”

Affectionately known as ‘Der Bomber’, Muller scored 68 の目標 62 appearances for West Germany, including the winner against オランダ at Munich’s オリンピック競技場 に 1974.

During 15 years at Bayern, Muller hit a record 365 の目標 427 ブンデスリーガ games and 66 の目標 74 European matches.

He also won the Ballon d’Or in 1970 among a host of other individual and collective awards and honours.

Bayern president Herbert Hainer クラブのウェブサイトに語った: 「今日は悲しいです, FCバイエルンとそのすべてのファンにとっての黒い日.

“Gerd Muller was the greatest striker there has ever been – and a fine person, 世界のサッカーの個性. 私たちは彼の妻ウスキと彼の家族と深い悲しみの中で団結しています.

“Without Gerd Muller, FCバイエルンは今日私たち全員が愛するクラブではないでしょう. His name and the memory of him will live on forever.”