"Of all the greats such as Wolfgang Overath, Günther Netzer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Paul Breitner, I believe Gerd Muller is the greatest of them all. He was unstoppable.Bayern have Gerd Müller to thank for what the club has become.Without Gerd's goals, we'd still be sitting in a wood hut at the Sabener Strasse (training ground)."
Franz Beckenbauer, his former Bayern Munich and West Germany team-mate

"You know you've achieved everything when you acquire legendary status in your own lifetime. His record of 68 goals in 62 internationals will stand for eternity."
Rudi Voller, esteemed German striker of the 1980s and 1990s.