Brazil vs Germany: Miroslav Klose Breaks World Cup Scoring Record

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.

updated: July 09, 2014 07:31 IST
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Klose celebrates after scoring his record-breaking World Cup goal


Miroslav Klose became the World Cup's all-time top-scorer after netting his 16th goal in the competition in Germany's first-half semi-final rout of Brazil. (Highlights)

The 36-year-old, appearing in his fourth World Cup semi-final, put Germany well on course for Sunday's final in Rio de Janeiro after Thomas Mueller's early opener.

Toni Kroos then added two more in as many minutes to incredibly put the Germans 4-0 up before Sami Khedira added a fifth on the half hour mark.

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