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Beck·en·bau·er

 (bĕk′ən-bou′ər), Franz Born 1945.
German soccer player who led his country's team to victory in the World Cup (1974) and later helped the New York Cosmos win the North American Soccer League championship three times (1977, 1978, 1980).
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Beckenbauer

(ˈbɛkənˌbaʊə)
n
(Biography) Franz. born 1945, German footballer: team captain when West Germany won the World Cup (1974): manager of West Germany (1984–90), coaching the team to success in the 1990 World Cup
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German football legend Franz Beckenbauer said yesterday that he wants to see Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp in the Bayern Munich dugout.
However, Franz Beckenbauer is desperate for Klopp to return to Germany.
WHILE Liverpool owners FSG are keen to tie Jurgen Klopp to an extended contract, Franz Beckenbauer is desperate for Klopp to return to Germany.
German football legend Franz Beckenbauer said Monday that he wants to see Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp in the Bayern Munich dugout.As Germany celebrated Klopp's success in last Saturday's Champions League final, Beckenbauer told Bild newspaper that he was desperate to see the former Dortmund coach join Bundesliga champions Bayern.
JURGEN KLOPP has told German legend Franz Beckenbauer that managing Liverpool is a perfect fit.
Franz Beckenbauer has become the latest to weigh in on the disaster that was Germany's tournament in Russia.
The only other player to achieve the feat was Franz Beckenbauer, whose Bayern Munich side beat Atletico Madrid 4-0 in a replay in Brussels, two months before West Germany's victory over Holland in Munich.
reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk FOOTBALL legend Franz Beckenbauer is at the centre of a World Cup bribery scandal.
FIFA'S ethics committee has opened formal proceedings against six individuals, including former World Cup winning coach and player Franz Beckenbauer, over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany.
GENEVA, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee chaired by Jack Kariko has imposed a sanction of a warning and fine on football official Franz Beckenbauer. The sanction comes into force immediately.