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Miroslav Klose

36-Year-Old Forward     Lazio  Serie A


Germany

Birthdate:  June 9, 1978    Birthplace:  Opole, Poland    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  179 lbs    

March 1, 2015    Miroslav Klose News

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The veteran came off the bench and had a goal and an assist in 24 minutes of work in Lazio's 3-0 win over Sassuolo.

Klose is one of the smartest players to have ever played the game.

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February 2, 2015

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Klose scored in the 87th minute of Lazio's 2-1 defeat to Cesena on Sunday.

Klose's late goal prolonged an enjoyable recent stretch from the German, who has now scored three goals to go with an assist over his past five matches. On the whole, the proven 36-year-old has supplied a commendable return of seven goals and four assists across 18 total matches; however, this season's addition of top striker Filip Djordjevic has often resulted in Klose being relegated to a more suitable reserve role.

November 3, 2014

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Klose supplied two goals and an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over Cagliari.

Klose now has three goals in three league starts for Lazio this season, despite averaging merely one shot attempt. Despite being 36-years-old, Klose remains a clinical finisher, as he proved once again Monday.

October 27, 2014

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Klose was introduced at half-time of Sunday's match against Torino and scored the winning goal at the 60-minute mark.

Klose's second-half goal was his first of the Serie A campaign and clinched all three points for Lazio. Although the 36-year-old has mostly featured as a reserve this season, he's a quite accomplished alternative to Filip Djordjevic.

August 12, 2014

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Klose has retired from international soccer, BBC Sport reports.

Klose couldn't have asked for a better finish to his time with Germany. He scored two goals at this summer's World Cup in Brazil, helping the Germans to the trophy, and subsequently became the tournament's all-time leading scorer. Klose, who scored 16 goals in a span of four World Cups, tallied 71 goals in 137 international matches throughout his illustrious career. He'll play one more season with Lazio before hanging up his boots for good.

July 20, 2014

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Klose, who recently set the all-time record for goals in the World Cup, said that this will be his last season, Football Italia reports.

Klose has had an outstanding career. He may not be the most talented, but he knows how to score goals.

July 9, 2014

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Klose scored in the 23rd minute of Germany's 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday. The goal was his 16th career score in the World Cup, which put him one ahead of Brazilian star Ronaldo for the most all-time.

Klose's goal put Germany up 2-0 and within seven minutes, the Germans led 5-0. It was an outright dominating performance and Klose will head into the final looking to extend his record.

June 21, 2014

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Klose came on in the 69th minute and scored in the 71st minute of Germany's 2-2 draw with Ghana on Saturday at the World Cup. The goal was Klose's 15 World Cup goal, tying Brazil's Ronaldo for the most in tournament history.

Klose became the first German to score in four World Cups, and is now only the third player ever to accomplish the feat worldwide, joining Brazil's Pele and Germany's Uwe Seeler.