Miroslav Klose, who is the highest goalscorer in the history of the FIFA World Cup with 16 strikes, arrived at Lazio in 2011 from German giants Bayern Munich. He has scored 47 goals in 115 games.
Having played for Kaiserslautern, Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich in Germany's top flight, Miroslav Klose currently plays for Italian side Lazio but his current contract expires at the end of the season and he is considering retiring from all football.
Lazio defeated 10-man Cagliari 4-2 to stretch their unbeaten run to six games.
World champions Germany have managed just four points from their three Euro 2016 qualfiers. Retirement of big stars and injuries to some of the current heroes in the team has compounded the problem.
The highest-scoring player in World Cups, Miroslav Klose has been an invaluable asset in the German national side.
The 36-year-old Miroslav Klose scored two goals in Brazil at the FIFA World Cup, making him the highest-scoring player in World Cup history with 16, one ahead of Brazil's Ronaldo. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany.
Germany are attempting to become the first side from Europe to win a World Cup in the Americas, determined that a golden generation will finally gets it reward after a string of near-misses.
The 36-year-old Miroslav Klose is the sole survivor from Germany's last World Cup final in 2002 and is eager to taste victory at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium in his fourth World Cup finals.
Having bettered, then broken Ronaldo's record of 15 World Cup goals during Brazil 2014, Miroslav Klose said it will all count for nothing if Germany lose to Argentina in the final match of FIFA World Cup 2014.
Miroslav Klose scored in the first half of the semifinal vs Brazil to become the all-time top-scorer in the World Cup with 16 goals. He has surpassed Ronaldo's tally of 15.
Germany humiliated Brazil 7-1 as Miroslav Klose became the World Cup's all-time top-scorer after netting his 16th goal. Toni Kroos and Andre Schuerrle netted two goals each.
Germany's record goalscorer Miroslav Klose matched Brazilian legend Ronaldo's record in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Ghana -- the same opposition against whom the Brazilian set the new mark in 2006.
Miroslav Klose scored his 15th FIFA World Cup goal in the match against Ghana to equal Ronaldo's record at the biggest stage.
Brazilian legend Ronaldo congratulated Miroslav Klose after the German equalled his record of 15 World Cup goals.
Germany striker Miroslav Klose equalled Brazilian legend Ronaldo's record of 15 World Cup goals with the equaliser in their 2-2 draw against Ghana.
Victory gave Loew's side their sixth win from their seven qualifiers with only last October's dramatic 4-all draw with Sweden in Berlin -- when Germany threw away a 4-0 lead -- the only blot.
Klose, 35, is just one short of Mueller's all-time record for Germany of 68 goals, the last of which came in the 1974 World Cup final.
The 29-year-old made the last of his six appearances for Germany at the 2010 World Cup, but has repeatedly been overlooked by Germany coach Joachim Loew.