Klose takes place in history

  • Last Updated: July 8 2014, 23:33 BST

Germany striker Miroslav Klose is now out on his own as the World Cup's all-time record goalscorer after netting his 16th goal in the competition during the 7-1 victory against Brazil.

Miroslav Klose scores his 16th goal in the World Cup finals
Miroslav Klose scores his 16th goal in the World Cup finals

Klose's goal - one of five Germany goals in an amazing opening 45 minutes against the hosts - took him clear of former Brazil striker Ronaldo on 16 goals at the finals.

Here's the striker's history in the World Cup finals.

2002: Saudi Arabia (three goals), Republic of Ireland (one goal), Cameroon (one goal).

2006: Costa Rica (two goals), Ecuador (two goals), Argentina (one goal).

2010: Australia (one goal), England (one goal), Argentina (two goals).

2014: Ghana (one goal), Brazil (one goal).