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Mario Gomez

Published: Friday 2 November 2012, 17.10CET
FC Bayern München
Published: Friday 2 November 2012, 17.10CET

Mario Gomez

FC Bayern München

• Registered 41 goals in all competitions for FC Bayern München in 2011/12 as the Bavarian giants finished runners-up in three competitions; missed the opening months of the 2012/13 season following ankle surgery.

• Was a runner-up also on an individual level, to Klass Jan Huntelaar, in the German Bundesliga scoring charts, his 26-goal haul leaving him three shy of the Dutchman and two short of his winning total in 2010/11; also finished second, to Lionel Messi, in the UEFA Champions League listings, the last of his 12 goals, at home to Real Madrid CF, helping Bayern into the final.

• Made a brilliant start to UEFA EURO 2012, firing three decisive goals in the opening two games as Germany coach Joachim Löw was rewarded for selecting him ahead of Miroslav Klose.

Last updated: 11/12/12 17.58CET

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