Germany and Bayern Munich legend Gerd Muller has passed away at the age of 75, the Bundesliga club confirmed.
The World Cup and European Championship-winning striker was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2015 and had been living in a specialised care home.
The Bundesliga giants announced that the former star passed away on Sunday and is survived by his wife, Uschi, and daughter.
Confirming the report by FC Bayern reads, Today the world of FC Bayern stands still. The club and all its fans are mourning the death of Gerd Müller, who passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 75,” a statement on their website read.
“Muller made history with Bayern and the Germany national team. He scored an incredible 566 goals in 607 competitive appearances for Bayern and still holds the record for the most goals scored in the Bundesliga with 365, as well as being top scorer seven times. He got 68 goals in 62 caps for the national team.”