Gerd Müller was a former German professional footballer regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.Gerhard Gerd Müller was a prolific attacker known for his clinical finishing in and around the six-yard box.
Gerd Müller died on August 15, 2021, at the age of 75. Bayern president Herbert Hainer announced Gerd’s death. He said:
“Today is a sad, black day for FC Bayern and all of its fans,”
“Gerd Muller was the greatest striker there has ever been – and a fine person, a personality in world football. We are united in deep sorrow with his wife Uschi and his family.
“Without Gerd Muller, FC Bayern would not be the club we all love today. His name and the memory of him will live on forever.”
Gerd Müller started his career with his hometown club TSV 1861 Nördlinge and joined Bayern Munich in 1964. In 1979, Gerd Müller left Bayern Munichen to joined Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League (NASL).
Gerd Müller’s Age
Gerd Müller is nicknamed Bomber Der Nation and was born on November 3, 1945, in Nördlingen, Germany. He is 75 years.
Gerd Müller and Thomas Müller
Gerd Müller is in no way related to Thomas Müller. Thomas Müller’s father’s name is also Gerd Mueller but it is not the same striker who played for FC Bayern Munchen and DFB National Team.
Gerd Müller Stats and Awards
Gerd Müller played at the international level for West Germany and scored 68 goals in 62 appearances. He scored 365 goals in 427 games for Bayern Munichen at the club level. Has an international record of 66 goals in 74 European club games.
Gerd Müller won the 1974 FIFA World Cup with West Germany and the EUFA European championship in 1970 with Belgium. He won many individuals and team awards during his days as a professional football but the most prestigious ones are Ballon d’Or in 1970 and Footballer of the Year Germany in 1967 and 1969. Golden Foot: 2007, as a football legend, FIFA Order of Merit: 1998, European Golden Shoe: 1970, 1972 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot: 1970, FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball: 1970, FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 1970 Bundesliga Top Scorer 7 times, UEFA European Championship Top Scorer: 1972.
Gerd Müller Cause of Death
Legendary German striker Gerd Müller has died aged 75. The forward scored 68 goals in 62 appearances for West Germany, including the winning goal in the 1974 World Cup final against Holland.
In 2015 Bayern announced in a statement that Müller had Alzheimer’s disease