World Cup : Miroslav Klose Breaks Finals Goals Record

Germany striker Miroslav Klose became the record scorer in World Cup history by netting his 16th finals goal in the 7-1 semi-final victory over Brazil.

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The 36-year-old Lazio striker put his country 2-0 ahead as they opened up a 5-0 half-time lead in Belo Horizonte.

Klose moved level with former Brazil striker Ronaldo by scoring against Ghana earlier in the competition.

Germany’s leading goalscorer with 71 goals in 136 games, he is the third player to net at four World Cup finals.

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