Gerd Mueller treated for Alzheimer's Disease

  • BBC Sport, Tuesday, October 6, 2015 7:52 PM
German legend Gerd Mueller, one of the greatest strikers of all time, is receiving treatment for Alzheimer's Disease. Nicknamed "Der Bomber," Mueller scored 68 goals in 62 games for West Germany, including the winning goal in the 1974 World Cup, and netted over 650 goals in his club career with Nordlingen, Bayern Munich and the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. "There will probably never be another goalscorer like Gerd," said Bayern president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, "yet despite all his successes, he was always very humble and reserved, which particularly impressed me. He was a fantastic teammate. and is a friend. Gerd will always enjoy
a place in the Bayern family."

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