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Santo Andre: Germany's goal-scoring legend Gerd Mueller is backing compatriot and namesake Thomas Mueller to eventually claim the record for the most World Cup goals. (Germany Thrash Portugal)
The 24-year-old Thomas Mueller scored the first hat-trick of Brazil 2014 in Germany's 4-0 rout of Portugal on Monday to leave him with eight goals at World Cup finals.
Gerd Mueller, 68, nicknamed 'Das Bomber', retired after scoring the winner in the 1974 World Cup final to leave him with 68 goals in 62 appearances for West Germany.