Beckenbauer


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Beckenbauer

Franz. born 1945, German footballer: team captain when West Germany won the World Cup (1974): manager of West Germany (1984--90), coaching the team to success in the 1990 World Cup
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The report says that the prosecutors have uncovered proof that Beckenbauer knew about a dubious payment of AaAaAeA@1/46.
The newspaper said Beckenbauer, 70, was still at his home in Salzburg, Austria when authorities carried out a two-hour search, but travelled to a clinic in southern Germany on Friday to prepare for the long-scheduled surgery.
While playing for Bayern Munich, Beckenbauer was widely credited with creating the 'libero' or sweeper role.
All four were senior figures at the DFB during Germany's World Cup bid campaign, of which Beckenbauer was the figurehead, and all were on the executive board of the 2006 World Cup organising committee.
The Attorney General of Switzerland named Beckenbauer, a World Cup winner as a player and manager with West Germany, as one of four men facing criminal proceedings.
Beckenbauer, speaking to German newspaper Bild at the time of the allegations, accepted responsibility for the DFB's "mistake" in making the payment to FIFA in April 2005, but strenuously denied the theory that bribes were used to secure any votes.
Beckenbauer headed the German bid and was part of an organising committee suspected of fraud, criminal mismanagement, money laundering and misappropriation.
Beckenbauer, who won the World Cup as a player and a manager with West Germany, had been suspended during the disciplinary process before subsequently cooperating and has now been fined 7,000 Swiss francs (around PS4,900) and warned.
Beckenbauer was a Fifa voter when Russia and Qatar were chosen to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups respectively, while Villar Llona has sat as vicepresident on Fifa's executive committee since 1998.
According to the BBC, Beckenbauer had been banned for failing to help an inquiry into alleged corruption in the 2018 Russia and 2022 Qatar World Cup bids.
Beckenbauer then said he would meet FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia about the 2010 vote - when he was a FIFA executive committee member - and his ban has now been revoked.
Belo Horizonte: A 90-day provisional ban by Fifa on World Cup-winning player and coach Franz Beckenbauer has been lifted after only 15 days with world soccer's governing body saying Friday the German was now welcome at the Brazil World Cup.