HIS FOOTPRINTS FOR ALL ETERNITY ON THE FAMOUS CHAMPIONS PROMENADE IN MONTE CARLO.
”We are deeply saddened – states Antonio Caliendo, conceiver and organizer of the Golden Foot Award won by Gerd Muller in 2007 – Another champion who left us and with his sporting feats has thrilled the football fans from all over the world. I remember him with affection and esteem, but with much regret for the suffering caused by his illness in these last years. All of us of the Golden Foot Award are close to his wife and loved ones to express our condolences”.
Legend of the Bayern München and Germany, he remains among the greatest footballers ever. Champion of Europe in 1972 and World Champion in 1974, his goals decided both finals.
An exceptional career which earned him the Golden Foot Legend Award in 2007. He was invited to the Principality of Monaco to collect the prestigious recognition and he left his footprints for all eternity on the famous Champions Promenade since then next the ones of other star players such as: Maradona, Pelé, Eusebio, Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo, George Best, Roberto Baggio.