The qualifiers for the 2016 European Championships are underway. Much like the World Cup, the teams are split into nine groups. Each group is comprised of six teams (with the exception of Group I, which has five teams). Once the group stage matches are complete, twenty three teams will join France (who as host country receive automatic entry) to vie for the chance to become world...
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.
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...
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup has unfortunately drawn to a close and Germany have been crowned champions.
Looking back at Die Mannschaft’s run at glory, the Germans set a couple of records. The most prominent coming in Miroslav Klose passing Ronaldo of Brazil for most goals scored...
Germany’s complete domination of Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal resulted in the biggest margin of victory in that round of the tournament.
But that wasn’t the only record to break Tuesday.
Lost among the shock of Germany’s 7-1 rout of the host country was Miroslav Klose’s record-breaking goal.
The German striker scored his 16th World Cup goal, making him the...
0 is the number of games lost by Germany in which Miroslav Klose has scored.
1st: Germany were the first team to score seven goals in a World Cup semifinal.
5 is the number of saves made by a hapless Julio Cesar.
The 10th German shot was their first effort to go off-target as Mesut Oezil’s free-kick went flying over the bar.
16 goals scored by Miroslav Klose in World Cup matches...
Germany’s Miroslav Klose now holds the record for goals at the World Cup with 16 after netting one Tuesday in Germany’s routing of Brazil. Klose, who has scored a goal in each of his four World Cup appearances, overtook the previous top spot help by Brazil’s Ronaldo.
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Miroslav Klose didn’t wait long to etch his name into the record books.
The German striker entered Saturday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Group G matchup against Ghana in the 69th minute and scored just under two minutes later off a corner kick to tie the score at 2-2 and save his team from a critical defeat.