Sunday Jul 20
Miroslav Klose Says He Plans on Retiring in 2015
Lazio and German star Miroslav Klose announced Sunday that he will play just one more season before hanging up his cleats.
Klose celebrates belatedly on the world stage . . . and considers an encore
Miroslav Klose walked off the Maracana pitch after 88 minutes, an ovation ringing in his ears from the Germany supporters who wished to salute his years of service with the national team.
International Business Times
World Cup News: German Legend Still Wants to Represent National Side Amid Age
The 36-year-old, who is currently plying his trade at the Serie A with Lazio, found the back of the net twice in this year's edition of the World Cup, surpassing the Brazilian Ronaldo as the all-time leading scorer of the quadrennial competition.
Klose: A player with a fairytale career seeking a glorious ending
One name synonymous with German football for the last decade has been that of Miroslav Klose.
Brazilian Ronaldo still the best: Klose
"Klose is one of only three players to score at four World Cup finals -- along with Brazil legend Pele and Germany's Uwe Seeler."
Five facts on Miroslav Klose
Five facts on Miroslav Klose who became the leading all-time goalscorer in World Cup history with his 16th goal in the 7-1 mauling of hosts Brazil in the semi-final on Tuesday: Born in Poland to a footballing father Josef and handball international mother, he was brought up in France till he was eight-years-old, his father played for Auxerre, then ... (more)
LIVE! Germany makes Belo Horizonte Brazil's graveyard; Klose breaks record
Belo Horizonte has turned into a graveyard for the hosts Brazil as Germany has pumped in five without response before the half hour mark in the semi-final.
The Indian Express
Landed in Germany in '86, with just a football in his bag.
So sudden and dramatic was his escape from communist Poland that when Josef Klose arrived on a railway platform in West Germany in 1986, his eight-year-old son, Miroslav, carried just a football in his bag and two German words on his lips - "ja" and "danke", yes and thank you respectively.