Football fraternity reacts to the death of Germany and FC Bayern Legend Gerd Mueller

Football fraternity reacts to the death of Germany and FC Bayern Legend Gerd Mueller- German football legend Gerd Mueller has passed away at the age of 75. His former club Bayern Munich announced the sad news. Mueller helped Germany to win the 1972 Euros and the 1974 World Cup.

Regarded as one of the best goalscorers in football history, Muller was also Bayern Munich’s all-time record goalscorer with 563 goals in 605 Bundesliga appearances. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2015 when he was coaching Bayern Munich’s 2nd team.

In an emotional Twitter post, Bayern Munich said: ‘Today the world of FC Bayern stands still. The all-time record German champions and its entire fan base mourn Gerd Müller, who died early on Sunday morning at the age of 75.

German football legend Gerd Muller passed away at the age of 75 on Sunday morning

Gerd Mueller: FC Bayern posts an emotional message for former player:

The FC Bayern world is standing still today. The club and all its fans are mourning the death of Gerd Müller, who passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 75. Müller made history with Bayern and the German national team.

Gerd Mueller stats

He scored an incredible 566 goals in 607 competitive appearances for Bayern and still holds the record for the most goals scored in the Bundesliga with 365, as well as being top scorer seven times. He got 68 goals in 62 caps for the national team.

Der Bomber originally joined Bayern in summer 1964 and won the Intercontinental Cup, three European Cups, and a European Cup Winners’ Cup. He was a Bundesliga champion and DFB Cup winner four times each. With the national team, he won the 1972 European Championship and the 1974 World Cup, scoring the winning goal in the final in Munich against the Netherlands. After retiring, he remained with the club for a long time as a youth coach. He’s survived by his wife Uschi and a daughter.

Gerd Mueller passes away: Words from President and CEO of Bayern Munich

President Herbert Hainer: “Today is a sad, dark day for FC Bayern and all its fans. Gerd Müller was the greatest striker there’s ever been, and a fine person and character of world football. We’re all united in deep mourning with his wife Uschi as well as his family. FC Bayern wouldn’t be the club we all love today without Gerd Müller. His name and memory will live on forever.

CEO Oliver Kahn: “The news of Gerd Müller’s death deeply saddens us all. He’s one of the greatest legends in the history of FC Bayern, his achievements are unrivaled to this day and will forever be a part of the great history of FC Bayern and all of German football. As a player and a person, Gerd Müller stands for FC Bayern and its development into one of the biggest clubs in the world like no other. Gerd will forever be in our hearts.

Football fraternity reacts to the death of Germany and FC Bayern Legend Gerd Mueller

 

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