The news came from the Twitter of the German club Bayern Munich. Germany and Bayern legend Gard Muller has died. He died this morning in German time. Mueller was 65 years old at the time of his death.
The striker, who won the World Cup and European Championship for West Germany at the time, had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease since 2015. He had been under close observation at his home for so long.
Bayern Munich said in a statement: “Today, Bayern Munich and the whole world are stunned. The legendary German footballer died on Sunday morning at the age of 85. Muller has made history for Germany’s record champions Bayern Munich and the German national football team.
Muller is considered one of the best strikers in football history. He has spent 15 years in Bayern in his professional football career. During this time he helped the Bavarians win three European Cups.
Muller also won four Bundesliga titles for Bayern. Muller has also been the top scorer in the German top football league. He has scored 58 goals in 607 appearances for the club.
Muller has played 72 matches for the German national team. He has scored 6 goals. Muller was one of the key members of the German team that won the World Cup in 1974. In 1982, he won the Euro for Germany. He scored 14 goals in two World Cups (1970 and 1974). Germany won the title with a 2-1 victory over the Netherlands in the final of the World Cup. He had the winning goal of the match. Until the 2006 World Cup, he was the top scorer in the World Cup
Mueller won the Ballon d’Or in 1970.