The former Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen hit-man has surpassed the iconic Brazilian legend Ronaldo, to become the World Cup's top goalscorer in the tournament's history.
Miroslav Klose reaches immortality; becomes World Cup's leading goalscorer
07/08/2014
 
Jun 26, 2014; Recife, BRAZIL; Germany forward Miroslav Klose (11) controls the ball during the second half of Germany's 1-0 win over the United States at Arena Pernambuco. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 26, 2014; Recife, BRAZIL; Germany forward Miroslav Klose (11) controls the ball during the second half of Germany's 1-0 win over the United States at Arena Pernambuco. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY SportsUSAToday/Winslow Townson

Germany striker Miroslav Klose has written his name in the history books in today's match against Brazil after scoring a record-breaking 16th goal in the World Cup. 


The former Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen hit-man has surpassed the iconic Brazilian legend Ronaldo to become the World Cup's top goalscorer in the tournament's history.


The Polish-born Germany International achieved immortality status after; giving Germany a 2-0 lead over Brazil in what has become a first half goal fest by the Europeans over the host country with four goals scored in the first 25 minutes of the match.

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