Franz Beckenbauer

Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer 'investigated by Swiss authorities over 2006 World Cup'
The Swiss Attorney General's Office is reportedly investigating Franz Beckenbauer in relation to Germany's bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.
Sep 1, 12:46
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger better away from Manchester United'
Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer claims that Bastian Schweinsteiger is more comfortable with the national team as he is away from his "problems" at Manchester United.
Jun 7, 20:50
A photo shows the FIFA sign at the entrance of the world football's governing body headquarters in Zurich taken on September 25, 2015
FIFA investigating 2006 World Cup bidding process
FIFA's ethics committee opens investigations into six officials regarding the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Mar 22, 13:48
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1 FSV Mainz 05 vs FC Bayern Muenchen in Mainz, southern Germany, on September 26, 2015
Pep Guardiola 'not allowed' to sign Bayern Munich players this summer
Bayern Munich's honorary chairman Franz Beckenbauer says that Pep Guardiola will not be allowed to poach players to take to Manchester City.
Mar 15, 12:28
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA's ethics committee
Franz Beckenbauer is fined and warned by FIFA's ethics committee over the German football legend's failure to co-operate with an investigation into World Cup bids.
Feb 17, 14:12
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Juventus clash is mouth-watering'
Bayern Munich ambassador Franz Beckenbauer expects a "mouth-watering" tie between his side and Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Dec 14, 12:32
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Pep Guardiola may consider joining Manchester United'
Franz Beckenbauer says that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola may be tempted to take over at Manchester United.
Dec 11, 18:23
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Franz Beckenbauer eager for Bayern Munich to keep Pep Guardiola
Franz Beckenbauer admits that it would be a "real shame" if Bayern Munich lost Pep Guardiola at the end of the season.
Nov 28, 13:57
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer denies buying votes for 2006 World Cup
Franz Beckenbauer clarifies why a payment was made to FIFA following recent accusations that Germany bought votes to host the 2006 World Cup.
Oct 26, 19:29
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
FIFA's ethics committee investigate Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer is among the list of 11 FIFA committee members that will be under investigation by the governing body's ethics committee.
Oct 21, 15:34
Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro lifts the World Cup on July 09, 2006.
Germany denies claims that 2006 World Cup was aided by bribes
FIFA will investigate "very serious" allegations that the German Football Association set up a secret slush fund to buy votes so that they could host the 2006 World Cup.
Oct 17, 10:36
Exterior view of the new Allianz-Arena stadium in Munich, after its name has been mounted on the outside, 18 April 2005
Former Bayern Munich manager Dettmar Cramer dies, aged 90
Dettmar Cramer, who led Bayern Munich to back-to-back European Cup triumphs in 1975 and 1976, dies at the age of 90.
Sep 18, 10:36
Germany's midfielder Mario Gotze celebrates after he scored during the International friendly football match Germany vs Chile in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on March 5, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Mario Gotze needs to improve'
Franz Beckenbauer believes that Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze must be prepared to change his game to silence his critics.
Jul 7, 12:44
Olexandr Kucher of Shakhtar Donetsk battles with Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger on February 17, 2015
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger should stay at Bayern Munich'
Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer urges Bastian Schweinsteiger to ignore any interest from Manchester United this summer.
Jun 26, 03:33
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger plays the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs FC Bayern Muenchen in Augsburg, southern Germany, on December 13, 2014
Report: Bastian Schweinsteiger on verge of Manchester United move
Bastian Schweinsteiger withdraws from discussions over a new deal at Bayern Munich and will instead await an offer from Manchester United, according to a report.
Jun 25, 15:11
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger plays the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs FC Bayern Muenchen in Augsburg, southern Germany, on December 13, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer tells Bastian Schweinsteiger to reject Manchester United
Bastian Schweinsteiger should stay with Bayern Munich and reject a move to Manchester United, says Franz Beckenbauer,
Jun 19, 05:30
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Jurgen Klopp will join Napoli'
Franz Beckenbauer tips Jurgen Klopp to become Napoli's next manager in the summer.
May 31, 19:57
Bayern's Mario Gotze celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's seventh goal against Werder Bremen during their Bundesliga match on December 7, 2013
Matthias Sammer: 'Bayern Munich will support Mario Gotze'
Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer insists that the club are fully behind Mario Gotze.
May 14, 03:07
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Lionel Messi the difference'
Lionel Messi is the only difference between Bayern Munich and Barcelona, according to the German club's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer.
May 12, 20:06
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer laments Bayern Munich transfer business
Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer laments the lack of firepower in the side after their 3-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals.
May 10, 16:21
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs SC Paderborn in Dortmund, western Germany, on April 18, 2015
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Jurgen Klopp would fit in well at Bayern Munich'
Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer backs Jurgen Klopp to replace Pep Guardiola should the Spaniard leave the club this summer, claiming he is "definitely" an option.
Apr 27, 10:48
Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League quarter final match against Manchester United on April 9, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Pep Guardiola is no failure'
Franz Beckenbauer says that it is too hasty to think that Pep Guardiola has failed as Bayern Munich manager.
Apr 21, 11:16
Dortmund's headcoach Jurgen Klopp laughs during an interview prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund in Augsburg, southern Germany, on August 29, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer eager for Jurgen Klopp to stay in Bundesliga
Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer admits that he would like to see Jurgen Klopp reject a move abroad in favour of staying in the Bundesliga.
Apr 18, 14:36
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer frustrated by "black night" for Bayern Munich
Franz Beckenbauer admits that it was a "black night" for Bayern Munich as they slipped to a 3-1 loss to Porto in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 16, 02:07
Dortmund's Mats Hummels runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund at the Volkswagen arena in Wolfsburg on November 9, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Mats Hummels is at best age to move to England'
Franz Beckenbauer believes that 26-year-old Manchester United target Mats Hummels is at the "best age" to leave Borussia Dortmund and move to England.
Apr 6, 08:57
Sami Khedira for Real Madrid on October 29, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Sami Khedira is not the same player'
Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer has claimed that injuries have robbed Sami Khedira of the qualities that made him a top player.
Mar 17, 10:11
Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League second-leg, Round of 16 football match FC Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk in Munich, southern Germany, on March 11, 2015
Franz Beckenbauer: 'Franck Ribery, Jerome Boateng hurting Bayern Munich'
Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer believes that Franck Ribery and Jerome Boateng must be more disciplined on the field.
Mar 16, 11:22
Bayern Munich's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Sport Club Freiburg in Munich, southern Germany on February 15, 2014
Arsenal, Liverpool 'vying for Xherdan Shaqiri loan deal'
Arsenal and Liverpool compete for the loan signing for Bayern Munich's Xherdan Shaqiri, according to reports.
Nov 26, 18:14
Bayern Munich's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Sport Club Freiburg in Munich, southern Germany on February 15, 2014
Xherdan Shaqiri heading for Bayern Munich exit in January
Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer claims that winger Xherdan Shaqiri is expected to leave the club in the New Year.
Nov 26, 13:03
Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City and CSKA Moscow on November 5, 2014
Video: Manchester City's Yaya Toure leaves Cristiano Ronaldo out of 'dream team'
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure leaves Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo out of his 'dream team'.
Nov 24, 12:36
Rio Ferdinand of QPR salutes the crowd at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Harry Redknapp defends Rio Ferdinand against critics
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says that he has no problem with the form of Rio Ferdinand.
Sep 21, 23:54
Dortmund's striker Marco Reus celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg football match Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid CF on April 8, 2014
Franz Beckenbauer wants Bayern Munich move for Marco Reus
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer talks up a move for Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus.
Aug 21, 22:46
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer backs Bastian Schweinsteiger for captaincy
German legend Franz Beckenbauer backs Bastian Schweinsteiger to become the next captain of the national side.
Aug 5, 05:32
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer praises Germany squad
Franz Beckenbauer praises the Germany squad following their World Cup-winning exploits.
Jul 15, 05:22
Netherlands' defender Bruno Martins Indi watches as Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi controls the ball past Netherlands' defender Daley Blind during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between the Netherlands and Argentina at Arena
Franz Beckenbauer warns of Lionel Messi "genius"
Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer urges his compatriots to remember that "one stroke of genius" from Lionel Messi could hand Argentina World Cup glory on Sunday.
Jul 11, 16:46
Germany captain Lothar Matthaus lifts the World Cup trophy on July 08, 1990.
On this day: Germany win third World Cup
Twenty-four years ago today, the Germans win the World Cup for the third time in their history at the expense of Argentina in Rome.
Jul 8, 10:08
 Manager Roy Hodgson of England looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'Luis Suarez has to perform at the World Cup'
England boss Roy Hodgson believes that Luis Suarez has to produce his best form at the World Cup to be considered a world-class player.
Jun 16, 05:56
The logo of the global football's governing body FIFA is seen on October 3, 2013
Qatar 2022 officials hit back at corruption claims
Officials of Qatar 2022 hit back at attacks suggesting their World Cup bid was corrupt.
Jun 14, 21:59
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
England vs. Italy: Five key factors
Ahead of England's World Cup opener against Italy this evening, Sports Mole picks out five factors that could have a telling impact on the final result.
Jun 14, 11:14
Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is pictured ahead the 'Uli Hoeness Cup' friendly football match FC Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona in the stadium in Munich, southern Germany, on July 24, 2013
Franz Beckenbauer provisionally banned from football-related activity by FIFA
Franz Beckenbauer is provisionally banned from football-related activity by FIFA for 90 days.
Jun 13, 17:30



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