Müller played as a youth for TSV Pähl, and at the age of 10 he made the 50-kilometre (31 mi) journey to join local Bundesliga side Bayern Munich in 2000.
Why is Muller number 25?
The 31-year-old has donned the No. 13 shirt in all but one of his 100 senior international outings to date, but has opted for the No. 25 that has served him so well across 581 competitive appearances for Bayern. Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Jonas Hofmann will wear No.
Is Gerd Muller related to Thomas Muller?
Mueller earned his coaching licence in 1992 and became head coach of the reserves in 1995/96. He helped nurture current Germany star Thomas Mueller, who was no relation, at Bayern.
How many games has Thomas Muller played for Bayern?
In his 600 games for FC Bayern, Thomas Müller has scored 220 goals and has notched up even more as a provider: the Bavarian native has set up 231 goals.