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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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A statement from the independent ethics committee read: "The adjudicatory chamber of the ethics committee chaired by Jack Kariko has imposed a sanction of a warning and fine on football official Franz Beckenbauer.
Franz Beckenbauer, who was president of the organizing committee for the 2006 World Cup, has again denied that the German bid used illicit funds to land the tournament.
London, June 14 ( ANI ): FIFA has provisionally banned legendary footballer Franz Beckenbauer from all footballing activities for failing to co-operate with the football governing body's inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Bayern Munich president Franz Beckenbauer has warned his team about the size of the task awaiting them in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg in Germany.
Wolves chief Stale Solbakken admits Scotland centre-back Christophe Berra is no Franz Beckenbauer - but is still decent enough to earn a new deal.
FRANZ Beckenbauer has hit back at suggestions by FIFA president Sepp Blatter that there was irregularity in the decision to award the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
George Best was with the LA Aztecs, Bobby Moore playing for San Antonio, Gerd Muller and Gordon Banks for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, and Franz Beckenbauer, Pele, and George Chinaglia for the New York Cosmos.
ROY HODGSON has revealed how Franz Beckenbauer stopped him from becoming Germany manager.
45pm BARCELONA and Bayern Munich are in action tonight and Franz Beckenbauer says a Champions League final between the teams would be his "dream", writes Michael Brear.
FRANZ BECKENBAUER was a wonderful player, but I disagree with him when he says the offside rule is too complicated and needs changing.
ALEX McLeish reckons Emile Heskey is turning into Villa's trump card - and even likened the versatile star to Franz Beckenbauer.
Summary: German football legend Franz Beckenbauer Monday tipped UEFA chief Michel Platini to succeed Sepp Blatter as the next president of world football governing body FIFA.