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Beckenbauer criticizes Bayern Munich; praises USA's Klinsmann

NEW YORK -- Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is sharply critical of the team's performance in this week's 3-1 Champions League loss to Porto. During a news conference Friday at the club's U.S. office, the 69-year-old former star player and coach faulted players for Wednesday's effort in Portugal. ''They are far away, far, far, far away to win the Champions League...
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Beckenbauer: Bayern 'far, far, far away' from Euro title

NEW YORK (AP) Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is critical of the players' performance in this week's 3-1 Champions League loss to Porto, saying the club is ''far, far, far away'' from winning the title. At a news conference at the team's New York office Friday, Beckenbauer said: ''In this game, all players on the field - nada.'' Beckenbauer captained West Germany...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mats Hummels at the best age for England move, says Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer believes Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is at the “best age” for a move to England. In 1977, after playing for Bayern Munich, Beckenbauer surprised the world when he accepted a lucrative contract to play in the North American Soccer League with the New York Cosmos. The former West Germany international was twice named European Football of the Year...
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14 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
November 26, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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August 18, 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...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

#GALAXY11: The Beginning

Samsung's newest video depicts how Franz Beckenbauer recruited some of soccer's biggest stars to save the planet by playing together against aliensThe post #GALAXY11: The Beginning appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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