Miroslav Klose (help·info) (born Mirosław Marian Kloze on 9 June 1978 in Opole) is an association football player who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. Klose is known for his goalscoring instincts, aerial ability, and unselfish play. Born in Poland, Klose plays for the German national team, qualifying for selection through his father. He was the top scorer and thus the Golden Boot winner at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, with five goals. Klose also scored five goals in his debut World Cup, the 2002 World Cup hosted jointly by the Korea Republic and Japan, giving him a total of ten goals in World Cup finals. He is the first player representing unified Germany to finish as the World Cup\s top scorer, and the only player to have scored five or more goals in consecutive World Cups.