Miroslav Klose is a German striker known for his goalscoring instincts, aerial ability, and unselfish play. After a season at FC Homburg, he eventually joined the amateur division of FC Kaiserslautern. A year after joining the club he made it into the first team. In his first 67 matches, Klose scored 33 goals. The 2002.2003 season was a comparatively disappointing one as Klose found the back of the net a mere seven times. transferred to Werder Bremen in 2004 for a fee of .5 million. In the 2005.06 season, he scored 25 goals, the highest that season, and registered 16 assists in just 26 games in the Bundesliga.
In the summer of 2007, Bayern Munich confirmed that they had reached an agreement with Werder Bremen regarding the transfer of Klose for an estimated fee of .15million. Klose made his first competitive appearance for Bayern in a 4.1 victory against old team Werder Bremen in the first round of the DFB Liga-Pokal. After missing the semi-final victory over VfB Stuttgart due to injury, Klose returned in the final against Schalke 04, scoring his first competitive goal for Bayern to win the title. Klose made his Bundesliga debut in the game against Hansa Rostock in which he scored two goals. The game ended 3.0 for Bayern Munich with Klose's striking partner Luca Toni scoring the third goal.
In January 2001, the then national coach Jerzy Engel of the Poland national football team travelled to Germany to persuade Klose to play for the Polish national team, since Klose has Polish nationality, but his request was declined by Klose.
His consistency as a goal-scorer in his first season at Kaiserslautern earned him his first international cap and he made his debut against Albania on March 24, 2001. Germany won the match 2.1, with Klose scoring Germany's second goal. played for the national team in the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea-Japan (5 goals) and 2006 World Cup,where he was top scorer, also with 5 goals and the Golden Boot winner. He is the first player representing unified Germany to finish as the World Cup's top scorer, and the only player to have scored five or more goals in consecutive World Cups. So far he scored 38 goals in 74 games for German national team.
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