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.
"He spends almost 24 hours a day in bed, he has just the rare moments of being awake," Gerd Muller's wife Uschi told Bild in an article published on Monday.
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.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hints at possible contract extension after recent Champions League triumph
Jurgen Klopp hinted on Tuesday that he could remain Liverpool manager for another five years following his Champions League success, in an interview with Germany's Bild newspaper.
Bundesliga: Departing Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery bring Bayern Munich to tears in final game for Bavarian giants
Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery brought teammates to tears after Bayern Munich completed an astonishing title race turnaround to win a seventh successive Bundesliga title.
Bundesliga: Title race set to go down to the wire as Bayern, Borussia Dortmund battle it out, says Franz Beckenbauer
In recent months, champions Bayern have overturned what was once a nine-point deficit in the Bundesliga title race to nose ahead of Dortmund on goal difference
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.
Pele says Lionel Messi 'only has one skill', rates himself and Diego Maradona above Barcelona forward
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is not even rated in the top three of football's greatest players by the 78-year-old Brazilian.
Franz Beckenbauer, who won the World Cup as a player and a coach, welcomed Didier Deschamps on Tuesday "to our club!"
From the goalkeeping heroics of Gordon Banks to Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' and 'O Rei' Pele, take a look at a team of 11 of the greatest players in World Cup history.
They call it the Game of the Century. Not without reason. It didn’t seem like it for the first 89 minutes of the match, where the score was one-nil in the favour of Italy against West Germany with a spot in the final of the 1970 World Cup on the line.
Fifa has rejected a bid by Wolfgang Niersbach, a former German Football Association president, to overturn his 1 year ban from football.
Sepp Blatter lost his appeal against a six-year ban by Fifa on Monday, and now has more serious legal cases lined up against him.
A Swiss corruption probe into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany was broadened on Wednesday to include former FIFA general secretary Urs Linsi after police raided homes.
Uli Hoeness will complete his redemption on Friday when when he will be re-elected president of Bayern Munich having served out his tax evasion jail term.
Franz Beckenbauer paid millions to head Germany's 2006 World Cup organising committee, say media reports
Franz Beckenbauer's lawyers on Wednesday rejected claims he was paid millions as chairman of Germany's World Cup organising committee and sought to hide the sum from tax authorities.
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.
Portugal is justly in the final - and this will be anything but a stroll for France. Especially since the Portuguese have a day longer to recuperate.
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer shares his view on the ongoing European Championships and gives his verdict on Iceland's historic win over England