Immediately after the end of the World Cup in Qatar, Thomas Müller addressed his German fans with emotional words.
“If that was my last game for Germany, then I would like to say a few words to all the German football fans who have accompanied me over the years,” said the 33-year-old FC Bayern Munich professional on Thursday evening in the ARD after the 4:2 against Costa Rica.
“It was an enormous pleasure. Dear people, thank you very much. We’ve had incredible moments together,” he said. “I tried to keep my heart on the pitch in every game. Delivered to all uses. Sometimes there was a new trend through my actions, sometimes the spectators had pain in their faces because the actions didn’t work out. I did it with love You can be sure of that. And I have to see everything else first.”
The game against Costa Rica was Müller’s 121st international match. He scored 44 goals. Qatar was his sixth appearance at the World Cup.
In 2014 he became world champion in Brazil with the German team. In Qatar, however, he experienced the preliminary round at a World Cup for the second time in a row.