The former Bayern Munich striker, 38, helped his country win the World Cup in 2014, becoming the record scorer in the tournament’s history with 16.
Klose, a two-time Bundesliga winner with Bayern, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season.
He now plans to join Germany’s coaching staff after an invitation from manager Joachim Low.
he has retired as Germany’s all-time leading goalscorer
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