Miroslav Klose ends playing career.

Germany’s Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top-scorer, Germany’s leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 announced his retirement today at the age of 38.He will now join the national side’s coaching team.

miroslav-kloseKlose hit a record 16th goal in World Cup finals during the 7-1 semi-final thrashing of hosts Brazil two years ago, which saw him overtake former Brazil star Ronaldo. Germany went on to win the title.
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Klose now plans to join Germany’s coaching staff after an invitation from head coach Joachim Loew. Klose will complete an individual training programme with the goal of embarking on a coaching career.
“I celebrated my biggest successes in the national team, the time was wonderful and remains unforgettable so I am happy to be able to return to the DFB,” said Klose.
“The idea has been growing in the last few months to stay on the pitch, but with a new perspective, mainly as a coach.
“To be able to read a game, to prepare myself meticulously, to develop strategies and tactics — that had already really interested me as a player.

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