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Thomas Muller remembers his mentor from Malaysia


  • Football
  • Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

Thomas Muller's 37 goals in 85 international games ranks him ninth in Germany's all-time list.PHOTO: AFP

Thomas Muller's 37 goals in 85 international games ranks him ninth in Germany's all-time list.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE: Thomas Muller is an established international football star, but the Germany and Bayern Munich forward owes a debt of gratitude to a man from South-east Asia.

From 2001 to 2013, former Malaysian international defender Lim Teong Kim, who is also the uncle of ex-Singapore defender Lim Tong Hai, was a coach at Bayern's youth academy.

   

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