Gerd Muller : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Gerd Muller was a German professional footballer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Gerd Muller : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
Gerd Muller
  Bio
Name Gerd Muller
Birthdate ( Age) 3 November 1945
Place of Birth Nördlingen, Germany
Died 15 August 2021
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Partner Uschi Ebenböck (m. 1967)
Children Nicole Müller
Father Johann Heinrich Müller
Mother Christina Karoline Müller
Profession German professional footballer
Net Worth $14 million
Last Update August 2021

Gerhard "Gerd" Müller was a German professional footballer. A prolific striker renowned for his clinical finishing, especially in and around the six-yard box, he was widely regarded as one of the greatest goalscorers in the history of the sport.

Müller held the all-time goal-scoring record in the World Cup with 14 goals for 32 years. In 1999, Müller was ranked ninth in the European player of the Century election held by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), and he was voted 13th in the IFFHS' World Player of the Century election.In 2004, Pelé named Müller in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.

Early Life and Family

Born in Nördlingen, Germany, Müller began his football career at his hometown club TSV 1861 Nördlingen. Müller joined Bayern Munich in 1964, where he teamed up with future stars Franz Beckenbauer and Sepp Maier. The club, which would go on to become the most successful German club in history, was then still in the Regionalliga Süd (Regional League South), which was one level below the Bundesliga at the time.

After one season, Bayern Munich advanced to the Bundesliga and started a long string of successes. With his club, Müller amassed titles during the 1960s and 1970s: he won the German Championship four times, the DFB-Pokal four times, the European Champions' Cup three consecutive years (the first West German team to win it; Müller scored in the 1974 final replay and the 1975 final), the Intercontinental Cup once, and the European Cup Winners' Cup once.

Gerd Muller Wife

Gerd Muller is a married man. He is married with wife Uschi Ebenböck in 1967 and the couple have a child together name Nicole Müller.

 Net Worth

Gerd Muller was a German professional footballerwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $14 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

An opportunistic goal-scorer, he also became German top scorer seven times and European top scorer twice. Müller scored 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga matches for Bayern Munich, almost 100 goals over the second-most successful Bundesliga scorer, Robert Lewandowski.He held the single-season Bundesliga record with 40 goals in season 1971–72, a record that would be held until Robert Lewandowski scored 41 goals during the 2020–21 season.

Müller averaged a goal per game or better in seven of his 14 seasons. He scored 68 goals in 62 German international games.He held the record for most goals scored in a calendar year, striking 85 goals in 1972, until his total was surpassed 40 years later in 2012 by Lionel Messi.

Müller scored 68 goals in 62 games for West Germany.He was Germany's all-time leading scorer for almost 40 years until surpassed by Miroslav Klose in 2014, though Klose required over the double the number of caps to do so, scoring his 69th goal in his 132nd appearance.

Müller's international career started in 1966 and ended on 7 July 1974 with victory at the 1974 World Cup at his home stadium in Munich.He scored the winning goal for the 2–1 victory over Johan Cruyff's Netherlands in the final. His four goals in that tournament and his ten goals at the 1970 World Cup combined made him the all-time highest World Cup goalscorer at the time with 14 goals.

 His record stood until the 2006 tournament, coincidentally held in Germany, when it was broken by Brazilian striker Ronaldo, who also required more matches than Müller to achieve his tally. Müller also participated in the 1972 European Championship, becoming top scorer with four goals (including two in the final) and winning the Championship with the West German team.

Cause of Death

It is said that the world and European champion passed away on August 15, at the age of 75. Gerd Müller’s cause of death was due to long-term disease.Muller died on Sunday morning after suffering from a six-year Alzheimer’s disease. His illness was announced in 2015 by Bayern and also his wife.

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