Miroslav Klose claims the years he spent playing under new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal were the hardest of his career.
The 36-year-old - Germany's all-time leading goalscorer with 71 goals - left Bayern Munich in 2011 after struggling to satisfy the Dutchman.
He played 60 games while Van Gaal was in charge of Bayern, but scored only 12 goals.
"It was a tough...
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FRANKFURT, Germany — Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time.
The 36-year-old Klose scored twice in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo. It was Klose’s fourth World Cup tournament.
The leading scorer in World Cup history has hung up his boots. For Germany, anyway.
Miroslav Klose, 36, has called it quits on one of the greatest international careers in history as the German forward has retired from playing for his nation. Klose broke the World Cup scoring record this summer as he has scored 16 goals across four tournaments for Die Mannschaft. Remarkable.
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German international striker and all-time leading goal scorer Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from international football after his side’s success at the 2014 World Cup.
Klose made his debut for Germany in a World Cup qualifying match against Albania as a substitute back in 2001. The match was tied 1-1 until...
Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from international soccer less than one month after winning the World Cup with Germany in Brazil and becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in World Cup history.
The 36-year-old enjoyed a largely successful international career spanning for over 13 years where he scored 71 goals in 137 appearances for the nation.
The attacker, who broke...
Germany's all-time leading goalscorer, Miroslav Klose, has announced his retirement from international football.
Less than a month after helping his country win the World Cup the 36-year-old has opted to call it a day.
He took his tally of World Cup goals to a record 16 during the tournament in Brazil and bows out with 71 international strikes to his name.
"With the win...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from Germany's national squad a month after the team won the World Cup.
The 36-year-old scored two goals in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in World Cup history with 16, one ahead of Brazil's Ronaldo. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany.
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014
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GOOOOAALLLL!!! Klose scores to make it 2-0 to #GER and in the process becomes the top scorer in World Cup history! (16 goals, Ronaldo on 15)
— ITV Football...
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