Miro's trademark goal celebration is either hugging teammates Johan Micoud and Ivan Klasnic or a "Salto" (German for front-flip) which he did five times during World Cup 2002.
Miroslav Klose Detailed Biography -
Miroslav Klose (born Mirosław Klose on June 9, 1978 in Opole, Poland) is a striker for the national football team of Germany. His mother Barbara was a member of the Polish national handball team (82 international matches), his father Josef, an ethnic German, was among other things a professional soccer player for AJ Auxerre. The family moved first to France and then, in 1987, to Kusel in Germany. In the 2002 World Cup in Korea-Japan, he scored five goals for the German national team, finishing as one of the top scorers of the tournament.
He plays for Werder Bremen, the defending league-cup double winners in Germany, following a €5 million transfer from fellow 1. Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern. He also played for Germany at Euro 2004.
"Miro" and his wife Sylwia welcomed twins Luan and Noah on January 30th 2005.