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FIFA’s Michael Garcia Investigating FIFA Members For Ethics Violations

FIFA’s unofficial “maverick,” Michael Garcia, has opened up investigations on three FIFA Executive Committee members because of possible ethics violations concerning the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup votes. Angel Maria Villar Llona (Spain), Michel D’Hooghe (Belgium) and Worawi Makudi (Thailand) are those who are now being investigated as well as “a number of individuals...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich ready to let Xherdan Shaqiri leave

  #481313395 / Bayern Munich club president Franz Beckenbauer has stated that former Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri is free to leave this coming January, per the Daily Mail. The talented Swiss midfielder has failed to hold down a regular starting berth at the German champions since moving from Basle in the summer of 2012. And now Beckenbauer has admitted...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United get big Xherdan Shaqiri boost

Xherdan Shaqiri is having trouble fitting in at Bayern Munich, but he will be be on the move away from Allianz Arena during the January transfer window.  Shaqiri has been told he can leave Bayern Munich this winter, according to the Bundesliga club’s honorary president Franz Beckenbauer. This is a huge boost to all the clubs that have been interested in the Swiss international...
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bayern Munich President Says Xherdan Shaqiri Can Go To Another Club In January

Honorary Bayern Munich President Franz Beckenbauer informed the media that midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri can go to another club in January because the German giants only want players who want to stay with the Bundesliga champions. Rumors have been mounting for weeks regarding the out-of-favor midfielder after the player told the Swiss German-language tabloid Blick that he wanted...
Via World Soccer Talk
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer calls for corruption report on 2018, 2022 World Cups to be published

LONDON (AP) Franz Beckenbauer called for the corruption report on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup host contests to be published, and said Tuesday that he took no bribes before voting. The former Germany great left FIFA's executive committee months after the vote in December 2010 gave Russia the 2018 event and Qatar the 2022 tournament. Beckenbauer remains active in FIFA but was briefly...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer wants corruption report made public

Former FIFA executive committee member Franz Beckenbauer has called for the report into 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids to […]
Via Soccer News
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer risks Dortmund wrath by talking about Reus move

Honorary Bayern Munich president Franz Beckenbauer believes that Marco Reus will leave Borussia Dortmund in 2015 for either his side or "a big club" like Manchester United or Real Madrid. The Bavarians have been heavily linked with a move for the 25-year-old, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge strongly suggesting that the Bundesliga champions could look to activate his release...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: German legend Franz Beckenbauer disregards Ghana threat, says Germany will walk over Group G opponents

German legend Franz BeckenbauerBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGerman legend Franz Beckenbauer is bullish over the chances of his country at the 2014 World Cup, insisting Ghana will pose no significant threat to their progress in Brazil.The three time winners are considered to be in one of the toughest groups at the upcoming finals having been drawn against Ghana, Portugal...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckenbauer issues Kroos warning

Franz Beckenbauer has warned Bayern Munich star Toni Kroos not to hold the club to ransom following reports linking him with a big-money move to Manchester United . Reports in the British media on Monday morning suggested United are prepared to pay the Germany international £250,000 a week if he moves to Old Trafford. Kroos would treble his wages if he moved to United, who would...
Via Fox Soccer
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mandzukic could leave Bayern

Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer has admitted that Mario Mandzukic could leave the club this summer. Mandzukic has been subject to rumors linking him to Arsenal, and with Robert Lewandowski set to join Bayern in the summer, the Croat's position could be under threat. The 27-year-old has scored an impressive 12 goals in 20 appearances for the Bavarians, who are...
Via Fox Soccer
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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