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Beckenbauer admits Germany FA 'went to limits' during 2006 WC bid

Beckenbauer admits Germany FA 'went to limits' during 2006 WC bid

Johannesburg, Nov.25 - Former German football great Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that the committee chaired by him during the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup 'went to the limits'.

Beckenbauer had earlier admitted that he made a mistake in the bidding process for the 2006 World Cup.

The 70-year-old revealed that there was no ethics commission in FIFA and they could contact the executive committee of the world's football governing body directly.

FIFA Ethics Committee opens probe against Beckenbauer, Villar

FIFA Ethics Committee opens probe against Beckenbauer, Villar

Johannesburg, Oct. 22 - The FIFA Ethics Committee has opened an investigation against German football great Franz Beckenbauer and Spain's retired footballer Angel Maria Villar over alleged charges of misconduct.

The committee didn't reveal the exact reason why the two were being investigated, Sport24 reported.

Earlier, FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini were also handed a 90-day suspension due to Swiss criminal proceedings against them.

FIFA lifts 90-ban on German legend Franz Beckenbauer

FIFALondon, June 28 - FIFA has lifted the 90-day ban on football activity that the governing body had imposed on German legend Franz Beckenbauer.

Football legend Beckenbauer calls for winter World Cup in Qatar

Franz-BeckenbauerBerlin, Dec 4 : Franz Beckenbauer believes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be played in the wintertime to avoid the high summer temperatures in the Middle East.

England not amused by Beckenbauer criticism

franz-beckenbauerHamburg, June 15 : England was not amused Tuesday by some harsh words on their World Cup team from Franz Beckenbauer. But some of its commentators had to concede that the German football icon was not entirely wrong.

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