Cult Heroes: Mehmet Scholl

Undisputed superstar and crowd favourite Mehmet Scholl entertained the Munich fans for a full decade and a half. He made 469 competitive appearances and scored 117 goals. After 17 years as a professional footballer, the 36-year-old played his last game on 15 August 2007. His farewell appearance against Barcelona was one last highlight in his playing career. Many of the 69,000 crowd held up ‘thank you’ placards, and Barcelona captain Ronaldinho even had a present for Mehmet.

Cult Heroes: Mehmet Scholl

Undisputed superstar and crowd favourite Mehmet Scholl entertained the Munich fans for a full decade and a half. He made 469 competitive appearances and scored 117 goals. After 17 years as a professional footballer, the 36-year-old played his last game on 15 August 2007. His farewell appearance against Barcelona was one last highlight in his playing career. Many of the 69,000 crowd held up ‘thank you’ placards, and Barcelona captain Ronaldinho even had a present for Mehmet.