Miroslav Klose

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Miroslav Klose
FIFA WC-qualification 2014 - Austria vs. Germany 2012-09-11 - Miroslav Klose 01.JPG
Personal information
Full name Miroslav Josef Klose
Date of birth 9 June 1978 (1978-06-09) (age 35)
Place of birth Opole, Poland
Height 1.84 m (6 ft +12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1987-1998 SG Blaubach-Diedelkopf
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999
1999–2001
1999–2004
2004–2007
2007–2011
2011–
FC Homburg
1. FC Kaiserslautern II
1. FC Kaiserslautern
Werder Bremen
Bayern Munich
Lazio
National team
2001– Germany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miroslav Klose (born June 9 1978 in Opole, Poland) is a Polish born German football player. From 1999 until 2004 he played for Kaiserslautern and from 2004 until 2007 for Werder Bremen. In 2007 changed to Bayern Munich. In 2011, he left Bayern Munich and joined the Italian team Lazio. On the Germany national team he has played in 112 matches since 2001 and scored 62 goals.

Klose is an exceptional player and he currently is tied for the most goals in the Germany national football team.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
1998/99 Homburg Regionalliga 20 11 - - 20 11
1999/00 Kaiserslautern Bundesliga 2 0 - - 2 0
2000/01 29 9 2 0 12 2 43 11
2001/02 31 16 4 0 - 35 16
2002/03 32 9 4 4 - 36 13
2003/04 26 10 1 1 2 1 29 12
2004/05 Werder Bremen Bundesliga 32 15 4 0 8 2 44 17
2005/06 26 25 3 2 7 3 36 30
2006/07 31 13 1 0 13 2 45 15
2007/08 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 25 10 6 5 11 5 42 20
2008/09 26 10 4 3 8 7 38 20
2009/10 25 3 5 2 8 1 38 6
2010/11 20 1 4 3 2 1 26 5
Italy League Coppa Italia Europe Total
2011/12 Lazio Serie A 3 2 0 0 1 1 4 3
Country Germany 325 132 38 20 71 24 434 176
Country Italy 3 2 0 0 1 1 4 3
Total 329 135 38 20 72 25 439 180

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Miroslav Klose playing for Werder Bremen.

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Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 7 2
2002 17 12
2003 10 1
2004 11 5
2005 5 0
2006 17 13
2007 5 3
2008 15 8
2009 6 4
2010 12 10
2011 8 5
2012 13 4
2013 4 1
Total 130 68

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