Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from football. On Tuesday, November 1 reported on the website of the German football Association.
"I have made significant strides in the national team, but in recent months mulling over a new prospect to become a coach, I carefully study the theory in the future want to be able to implement it in practice," admitted 38-year-old forward.
The last club Klose became the Roman "Lazio", which he performed since 2011. Klose previously defended the colors of the German "Kaiserslautern", "Werder" and "Bavaria" in which structure became the double champion of Germany and has twice won the national Cup.
Speaking for the German national team from 2001 to 2014, Klose became the world champion in 2014, silver (Korea/Japan-2002) and two bronze (Germany 2006, South Africa 2010) prize-winner of tournament. In addition, with the national team he won world Cup silver in 2008 and bronze in the world Cup 2012. With 16 goals scored, the German is the best scorer in the history of the Championships of the world.