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Germany striker Dieter Mueller in coma

Published on Oct 5, 2012 9:04 PM

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Former Cologne and West Germany forward Dieter Mueller has suffered a heart attack, third division Kickers Offenbach, the club where he was president for 12 years, said on Friday.

The club did not give any further details but German media said he was in a coma.

The 58-year-old played 326 matches during eight seasons with Cologne, scoring 231 goals. He was the Bundesliga's leading scorer in 1976-77 with 34 goals and the following season with 24 when they won the title.

In 1977, he scored a Bundesliga record six goals in the 7-2 win over Werder Bremen, a feat which is not recorded on tape as television staff had gone on strike that day.

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