Herbert Hainer (President Bayern Munich):

“Today is a sad, black day for FC Bayern and all of its fans.

Gerd Müller was the greatest striker there has ever been - and a fine person, a personality in world football.

We are united in deep sorrow with his wife Uschi and his family.

Without Gerd Müller, FC Bayern would not be the club we all love today.

His name and the memory of him will live on forever. "

Oliver Kahn (CEO Bayern Munich):

“The news of Gerd Müller's death affects us all deeply. He is one of the greatest legends in the history of FC Bayern, his achievements are unmatched to this day and will forever be part of the great history of FC Bayern and all of German football. As a player and as a person, Gerd Müller stands like no other for FC Bayern and its development into one of the largest clubs in the world. Gerd will be in our hearts forever. "

Rainer Koch (DFB co-interim president):

“We are sad to have to say goodbye to this icon of our sport and to think about it with his family and relatives. What remains is the memory of a great football player and the gratitude from all of football Germany for an incredible number of great goals and especially the forever unforgettable winning goal for the 2: 1 in the final of the football World Cup 1974 in Munich against the Netherlands. "

Peter Peters (DFB co-interim president):

“Gerd Müller is a big piece of German football history.

We are concerned and deeply sad.

Our condolences go to his family members, who have had difficult times behind them and to whom we wish much strength in this situation.

At the same time, we look at Gerd Müller's life's work with respect and gratitude. "

Reinhard Rauball (President Borussia Dortmund):

“I got to know Gerd Müller as an absolutely exemplary athlete, whose 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga games are unsurpassed.

If the ball came anywhere near him in the penalty area, Müller was trusted to do everything.

Our condolences go to his family. "

Hans-Joachim Watzke (Managing Director Borussia Dortmund):

“Gerd Müller was one of the greatest idols of my childhood and youth.

I had the great honor of getting to know him personally as a very humble and pleasant person.

He was an extraordinary player to whom FC Bayern and the German national soccer team owe an infinite amount. "

Markus Söder (Bavaria's Prime Minister):

“He was probably the best German striker of all time.

Without him, FC Bayern and the German team would never have been able to follow this road to success.

I was a big fan myself. The whole of Bavaria mourns this humble, successful man. "

Rudi Völler (Managing Director Sport Bayer Leverkusen):

“Gerd Müller was one of the greatest goalscorers of all time, not only in Germany, but worldwide. Of course, he was also a role model for me as a striker. It is a sad day for football, Gerd's achievements will remain unforgettable. "

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