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.
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.
London, June 28 - FIFA has lifted the 90-day ban on football activity that the governing body had imposed on German legend Franz Beckenbauer.
Berlin, 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.
Hamburg, 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.
London, Apr 8 : Former Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer has described Wednesday evening’s defeat of the club against
London, Apr 8 : Former Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer has described Wednesday evening’s defeat of the club against Manchester United as “one of the most beautiful defeats in Bayern Munich’s history”.
London, Mar 25 : German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has said that Manchester United ace striker Wayne Rooney’s superb form is a cause for concern for Bayern Munich.
Vienna - Germany faces an uphill battle against Spain, but can lift a fourth Euro trophy if all goes well on Sunday in Vienna, according to the nation's football icon Franz Beckenbauer.
"It will be tough but it is possible," Beckenbauer told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa on Friday.
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