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On day three, we take a closer look at the storied career of one of the best German strikers of the modern era, Jürgen Klinsmann...
Göppingen-born Klinsmann spent the majority of his playing days in the Bundesliga with VfB Stuttgart and FC Bayern München. He scored 110 goals in 221 appearances in Germany's top flight, winning the Bundesliga with Bayern in 1996/97. 'Klinsi' also picked up winners' medals in the UEFA Cup, Italian Supercup, the 1990 FIFA World Cup and 1996 UEFA European Championships, before hanging up his boots at American side Orange County in 2004.
As a coach he famously oversaw Germany's third-placed finish at the 2006 World Cup and, following a short stint in charge of Bayern in 2008/09, took up his current post as head coach of the USMNT. Here are a few more of his standout career facts...
- Klinsmann holds the Bundesliga record for most away goals in a single game. On 15 March 1986, he netted five in Stuttgart's 7-0 drubbing of Fortuna Düsseldorf.
- Before winning the World Cup and European Championships, Klinsmann helped Germany take bronze at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul.
- Uli Hoeneß advised Klinsmann to make the move from Stuttgart to FC Internazionale Milano in 1989, before bringing him to Bayern as a player and later as a coach.