Miroslav Klose has retired from football.

The former Bayern Munich striker, 38, helped his country win the World Cup in 2014, becoming the record scorer in the tournament’s history with 16.

Klose, a two-time Bundesliga winner with Bayern, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season.

He now plans to join Germany’s coaching staff after an invitation from manager Joachim Low.

he has retired as Germany’s all-time leading goalscorer

STORY BY BBC SPORT