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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.

Germany legend Gerd Mueller 'slowly passing to the afterlife in sleep' ahead of 75th birthday
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Germany legend Gerd Mueller 'slowly passing to the afterlife in sleep' ahead of 75th birthday

"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
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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.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hints at possible contract extension after recent Champions League triumph
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Pele says Lionel Messi 'only has one skill', rates himself and Diego Maradona above Barcelona forward
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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 welcomes France coach Didier Deschamps to special club of World Cup winners
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Franz Beckenbauer welcomes France coach Didier Deschamps to special club of World Cup winners

Franz Beckenbauer, who won the World Cup as a player and a coach, welcomed Didier Deschamps on Tuesday "to our club!"

FIFA World Cup 2018: From Andres Iniesta to Pele, 11 greatest players in history of mega event
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FIFA World Cup 2018: From Andres Iniesta to Pele, 11 greatest players in history of mega event

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.

FIFA World Cup moments: When Italy overcame West Germany in the 'Game of the Century' in 1970
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FIFA World Cup moments: When Italy overcame West Germany in the 'Game of the Century' in 1970

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 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.

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter loses his appeal at CAS against six-year ban from football
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Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter loses his appeal at CAS against six-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.

Fifa World Cup 2006 probe: Police swoop on ex-executive, carry out fresh house searches
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Fifa World Cup 2006 probe: Police swoop on ex-executive, carry out fresh house searches

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.

Bayern Munich to re-elect ex-convict Uli Hoeness as club president
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Bayern Munich to re-elect ex-convict Uli Hoeness as club president

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
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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.

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.

The Beckenbauer column: Portugal will be a tough nut to crack for a Griezmann-inspired France
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The Beckenbauer column: Portugal will be a tough nut to crack for a Griezmann-inspired France

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.

The Beckenbauer column: Iceland's win over England greatest sensation in the tournament's history
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The Beckenbauer column: Iceland's win over England greatest sensation in the tournament's history

German football legend Franz Beckenbauer shares his view on the ongoing European Championships and gives his verdict on Iceland's historic win over England