Mario Basler is a cult footballer, lateral thinker and living legend.

Mario Basler used to cause danger in the penalty areas of the Bundesliga. Today, he is just as accurate with words as he once was with the ball. His performances are an absolute must for anyone who loves football!

Even his old football coach Ottmar Hitzfeld said of him: “Mario simply has the gift of entertaining people.”

Basler became a football legend through his successes in the 90s. In 1994, he became top scorer at SV Werder Bremen under Otto Rehhagel with 20 goals – as a midfielder. He reached the pinnacle of his football career with FC Bayern Munich.

His corner kick scoring technique will always be remembered by die-hard football fans. He ended his active professional football career in 2004 with a proud record of 62 goals in 262 Bundesliga matches.

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In addition to his sporting achievements, Mario Basler also caused a stir off the pitch. He was considered extroverted and sometimes controversial, which made him popular both with fans and in the media. His legendary interviews in which he simply talked straight are unforgettable. Basler is not one to mince his words and that is precisely what has made him a popular guest on various talk shows in recent years.

After his active career, Basler also worked as a coach and occasionally appeared as a football pundit in the media. Mario Basler is remembered above all for his intelligence, his precise crosses and free kicks, as well as for his lively personality, which made him one of the most colourful figures in German football.