Basler (born December 18, 1968) is a German soccer player.
In the Bundesliga, he played for the 1. FC Kaiserslautern,
Werder Bremen and Bayern Munich, after having played for Hertha
BSC Berlin and Rot-Weiss Essen in the 2. Bundesliga before.
He won the national championship with Bayern Munich in 1997 and
He was top-scorer of the Bundesliga in 1995. Mario Basler was a
squad-member of the EURO '96 winning German National Team
(Basler's shirt number was 13), but because of an injury he
didn't take part in the final tournament in England. He scored
twice in 30 appearences for Germany. He also scored the first
goal for Bayern Munich in their 1999 UEFA Champions League final
against Manchester Utd at Camp Nou, Barcelona. It was a well
taken free-kick in the 6th minute of the game. Bayern went on to
lose the match 2-1 after Man Utd made a fantastic recovery late
on in the game. Career sketch: Born: 18.12.1968 - German -
Offensive Midfield Player.