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Franz Beckenbauer escapes prosecution in 2006 FIFA World Cup corruption case
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Franz Beckenbauer escapes prosecution in 2006 FIFA World Cup corruption case

FIFA's internal judiciary said it had determined that the statute of limitation had expired in 2012 for Beckenbauer and in 2015 for Zwanziger and Schmidt.

Australia’s ‘golden generation’ from 2006 urges administrators to utilise COVID-19 lockdown to reset country’s football
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Australia’s ‘golden generation’ from 2006 urges administrators to utilise COVID-19 lockdown to reset country’s football

A group of Australia’s top former football players have called for the national governing body to use the coronavirus shutdown for a reset of the domestic game.

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces impeachment over handling of 2006 FIFA World Cup corruption case
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Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces impeachment over handling of 2006 FIFA World Cup corruption case

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces the start of proceedings on Wednesday that could lead to his impeachment after criticism of his handling of an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding football’s governing body FIFA.

First trial in Swiss investigation into 2006 World Cup corruption ends without decision due to COVID-19 crisis
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First trial in Swiss investigation into 2006 World Cup corruption ends without decision due to COVID-19 crisis

The first trial in Switzerland’s five-year investigation of corruption in football ended Tuesday without a judgment, seemingly beaten by the coronavirus pandemic and an expiring statute of limitations.

My Favourite Match: Zinedine Zidane and the headbutt that decided the outcome of the 2006 World Cup Final
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My Favourite Match: Zinedine Zidane and the headbutt that decided the outcome of the 2006 World Cup Final

For me, the 2006 World Cup final and the Zinedine Zidane drama was a crushing introduction to how invested sport can make someone feel, and from that point on, there was no looking back.

Swiss prosecutors charge three German football officials, including ex-president Theo Zwanziger, in 2006 FIFA World Cup fraud probe
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Swiss prosecutors charge three German football officials, including ex-president Theo Zwanziger, in 2006 FIFA World Cup fraud probe

Proceedings against Franz Beckenbauer, a football legend in Germany, also implicated in the investigation, have been set apart because of the 1974 World Cup winning captain's ill health

Ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter summoned by prosecutors investigating suspected corruption in 2006 World Cup bidding process
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Ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter summoned by prosecutors investigating suspected corruption in 2006 World Cup bidding process

Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 World Cup as prosecutors investigate suspected corruption in the bidding process.

Indian football fraternity mourns the demise of former AIFF president Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi
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Indian football fraternity mourns the demise of former AIFF president Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

72-year-old Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, also an eminent Congress leader, passed away today after being in coma since 2008, when he had suffered a stroke.

Italy legend and World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo set to retire from football at the end of MLS season
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Italy legend and World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo set to retire from football at the end of MLS season

Italian legend Andrea Pirlo has announced that he will retire from professional football in December when his contract with New York City FC expires.

Wayne Rooney retires from international duty: Journey from teen sensation to record England scorer
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Wayne Rooney retires from international duty: Journey from teen sensation to record England scorer

As Wayne Rooney retires from international duty, take a look at the top five moments from the career of England's top goalscorer.

Lukas Podolski retires: From Polish rejection to German legend, a timeline of forward's career
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Lukas Podolski retires: From Polish rejection to German legend, a timeline of forward's career

After Podolski played the last international game of his career, a look at the biggest moments of his glittering 13 years with Germany.

Fifa rejects appeal by banned former German official over 2006 World Cup scandal
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Fifa rejects appeal by banned former German official over 2006 World Cup scandal

Fifa has rejected a bid by Wolfgang Niersbach, a former German Football Association president, to overturn his 1 year ban from football.

Steven Gerrard's iconic Liverpool and England career in photos
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Steven Gerrard's iconic Liverpool and England career in photos

A look at some iconic moments from Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard's playing career.

German legend Franz Beckenbauer under investigation over corruption allegations
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German legend Franz Beckenbauer under investigation over corruption allegations

Swiss federal prosecutors on Thursday announced that they had opened criminal proceedings against German football legend Franz Beckenbauer over allegations of corruption in the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.

ISL 2016: Gianluca Zambrotta announced as new Delhi Dynamos manager
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ISL 2016: Gianluca Zambrotta announced as new Delhi Dynamos manager

ISL team Delhi Dynamos will unveil Italy's Gianluca Zambrotta as their new manager at New Delhi on Wednesday for the third season of the league this year.

Fifa opens ethics probe into bidding for 2006 World Cup in Germany
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Fifa opens ethics probe into bidding for 2006 World Cup in Germany

FIFA's ethics committee on Tuesday launched an investigation targeting six people over their roles in the bidding process that awarded the 2006 World Cup to Germany, with the probe partly focused on alleged bribery.