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Squawka
From Andriy Shevchenko to Sol Campbell: 10 footballers who dabbled in the world of politicscan’t have helped much.Didier Drogba The iconic striker called for a cease-fir
From Andriy Shevchenko to Sol Campbell: 10 footballers who dabbled in the world of politics
Squawka / Posted 10 hours ago
can’t have helped much.Didier Drogba The iconic striker called for a cease-fire after he helped the nation qualify for the 2006 World Cup. The war had raged for five years but Drogba was instrumental in getting a African Cup of Nations... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Eriksson, Hoddle, now Allardyce – another succumbs to England manager's diseasea potential investor in Aston Villa. Eriksson said he’d be open to leaving the
Eriksson, Hoddle, now Allardyce – another succumbs to England manager's disease
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
a potential investor in Aston Villa. Eriksson said he’d be open to leaving the national job should England be successful in the 2006 World Cup, and there was an outcry regarding his loyalty which ultimately led to him departing two years before the... Read more
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Football365
Some permanent England manager contendersthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Some permanent England manager contenders
Football365 / Posted yesterday
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. Gary Neville Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson’s assistant until his... Read more
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International Business Times
Jurgen Klinsmann claims there is 'no truth' behind England job rumoursthe Copa America Centenario in June, a competition that took place on American
Jurgen Klinsmann claims there is 'no truth' behind England job rumours
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
the Copa America Centenario in June, a competition that took place on American soil. He guided Germany to third place at the 2006 World Cup and was credited for revitalising his country's footballing fortunes with an emphasis on youth and... Read more
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International Business Times
The Big Sam farce: Disgraced England manager joins 2016's list of ignominious transgressorsjob after a string of sex scandals and a 'Fake Sheikh' sting that exposed him a
The Big Sam farce: Disgraced England manager joins 2016's list of ignominious transgressors
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
job after a string of sex scandals and a 'Fake Sheikh' sting that exposed him as a fool but not a crook, but left after the 2006 World Cup. We are living in a scoundrel society, where grabbing as much as you can with impunity has been... Read more
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Sporting Life
England manager contenderscharge of the United States for almost five years and Germany before that. The
England manager contenders
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
charge of the United States for almost five years and Germany before that. The USA fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. Odds correct at 1110 BST on 28/09/... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Who will the FA turn to for the next England boss?that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Who will the FA turn to for the next England boss?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson’s assistant until his... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Who will the FA turn to for the next England boss?that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Who will the FA turn to for the next England boss?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson’s assistant until his... Read more
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Northern Echo
Sam Allardyce loses job as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Sam Allardyce loses job as England manager
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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The New Statesman
Peter Mandelson: I pray every day for an early election to end Labour's awful statepaired with incredible incidents of personal indiscretion. His tangle with "fak
Peter Mandelson: I pray every day for an early election to end Labour's awful state
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
paired with incredible incidents of personal indiscretion. His tangle with "fake sheikh" Mazher Mahmood in the run up to the 2006 World Cup – an incident with haunting parallels to Allardyce’s current predicament – led to a mutual separation that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Six contenders who could replace Sam Allardyce as England managerfell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer, while Klinsmann guided Ge
Six contenders who could replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer, while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. 6. Gary Neville(Chris Young/PA) Neville seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Roy... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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The News and Star
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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Northern Echo
Sam Allardyce loses job as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Sam Allardyce loses job as England manager
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
Football.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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heraldscotland
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England managerthat. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsm
Contenders to replace Sam Allardyce as England manager
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
that. America fell to a semi-final Copa America exit in the summer while Klinsmann guided Germany to the last-four stage at the 2006 World Cup. GARY NEVILLE Seemed a heavy favourite to progress from his role as Hodgson's assistant until his... Read more
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Super Sport
No drama between Totti, 17 coacheshis only professional club and there has often been speculation about how much
No drama between Totti, 17 coaches
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
his only professional club and there has often been speculation about how much influence he wields behind the scenes. But the 2006 World Cup winner, who according to former Roma coach Rudi Garcia could be more popular in Rome than the Pope, played... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Totti says he has never fallen out with any Roma coachhis only professional club and there has often been speculation about how much
Totti says he has never fallen out with any Roma coach
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
his only professional club and there has often been speculation about how much influence he wields behind the scenes. But the 2006 World Cup winner, who according to former Roma coach Rudi Garcia could be more popular in Rome than the Pope, played... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Allardyce the latest England coach embroiled in controversyposing as a rich Arab businessman, to get Eriksson to talk about his players an
Allardyce the latest England coach embroiled in controversy
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
posing as a rich Arab businessman, to get Eriksson to talk about his players and his future as England coach ahead of the 2006 World Cup. He left the job after the tournament. GLENN HODDLE It was Hoddle's comments in an on-the-record... Read more
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iol.co.za
England national team controversiesJose Mourinho. Eriksson's agent called the article "disgraceful entrapment" an
England national team controversies
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Jose Mourinho. Eriksson's agent called the article "disgraceful entrapment" and the Swede survived to take charge at the 2006 World Cup before finally leaving the post after the tournament. Terry Venables, the England manager who... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England manager scandals - how Big Sam's predecessors got themselves in troubleand for this I apologise." Read More AFP/GettySven Goran-Eriksson was involve
England manager scandals - how Big Sam's predecessors got themselves in trouble
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and for this I apologise." Read More AFP/GettySven Goran-Eriksson was involved in a sting in 2006 Five months before the 2006 World Cup Sven-Göran Eriksson landed himself in trouble after spilling a bit too much to the infamous 'fake... Read more
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Goal.com
Eriksson, Hoddle, now Allardyce - why can't we rid ourselves of the England manager's disease?a potential investor in Aston Villa. Eriksson said he’d be open to leaving the
Eriksson, Hoddle, now Allardyce - why can't we rid ourselves of the England manager's disease?
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
a potential investor in Aston Villa. Eriksson said he’d be open to leaving the national job should England be successful in the 2006 World Cup, and there was an outcry regarding his loyalty which ultimately led to him departing two years before the... Read more
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Goal.com
Happy 40th birthday, Gladiatore! Francesco Totti is greater than Julius Caesar, Augustus and Sophia Lorenfamous 4-6-0 formation, became the original ‘false nine’. He was so good that w
Happy 40th birthday, Gladiatore! Francesco Totti is greater than Julius Caesar, Augustus and Sophia Loren
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
famous 4-6-0 formation, became the original ‘false nine’. He was so good that when injury put his participation in the 2006 World Cup in doubt, Italy coach Marcello Lippi promised him that he would take him to Germany “even with one [good]... Read more
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give me sport
How Twitter reacted to Jurgen Klopp's enchanting MNF debut [Best Tweets]Jones. The Liverpool boss was a widely regarded pundit when in Germany and eve
How Twitter reacted to Jurgen Klopp's enchanting MNF debut [Best Tweets]
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
Jones. The Liverpool boss was a widely regarded pundit when in Germany and even won awards for his analytical work during the 2006 World Cup but he had yet to make his debut since moving to England last October. His charisma meant that it was not... Read more
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International Business Times
Arsene Wenger was confident about Theo Walcott's resurgence this seasonhis Euro 2016 snub as he looks to book a berth for himself for the 2018 World C
Arsene Wenger was confident about Theo Walcott's resurgence this season
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
his Euro 2016 snub as he looks to book a berth for himself for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The forward made the team for the 2006 World Cup but has failed to make it to any of the following tournaments, something he is desperate to remedy with a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Remembering the Sheer Brilliance of Marcello Lippi's Juventusend Italy’s 24-year wait for glory. Using 21 members of his 23-man squad and w
Remembering the Sheer Brilliance of Marcello Lippi's Juventus
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
end Italy’s 24-year wait for glory. Using 21 members of his 23-man squad and with no fewer than 10 different goalscorers, the 2006 World Cup was yet another example of his belief in the power of the collective over individual brilliance paying... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Unfufilled England ambitions driving Walcott on says Wengerseason that we would see a different Theo Walcott.” Walcott has not been to a
Unfufilled England ambitions driving Walcott on says Wenger
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
season that we would see a different Theo Walcott.” Walcott has not been to a major tournament since being selected for the 2006 World Cup as a raw teenager by Sven Goran Eriksson - then not playing a single minute at the finals. The speedster... Read more
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give me sport
Joey Barton claims he was more talented than a former Man United midfieldercareer and also transformed himself from scapegoat to hero in the eyes of the E
Joey Barton claims he was more talented than a former Man United midfielder
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
career and also transformed himself from scapegoat to hero in the eyes of the England fans thanks to his performances at the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany. As well as four Bundesliga titles, three German Cups and the Champions League with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who is better than the All Blacks?during the turbulent era under Franco's fascist dictatorship, they had little s
Who is better than the All Blacks?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
during the turbulent era under Franco's fascist dictatorship, they had little silverware. Luis Aragonés took over after the 2006 World Cup, when they were ousted in the second round, and realised Spain couldn't outmuscle teams so needed to find... Read more
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Times of Malta
Leo Brincat’s wildernessright to decide which qualifications can be counted. It’s as if Zinedine Zidan
Leo Brincat’s wilderness
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
right to decide which qualifications can be counted. It’s as if Zinedine Zidane had argued against the red card, during the 2006 World Cup final, on the grounds that he was the most talented player on that field. He was. But that single action,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Baxter Really Boost Our National Coach?tenure as Bafana Bafana coach between April 2004 and November 2005 with the man
Can Baxter Really Boost Our National Coach?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
tenure as Bafana Bafana coach between April 2004 and November 2005 with the mandate to extend South Africa's appearance at the 2006 World Cup finals. Bafana Bafana had appeared at the 1998 and 2002 World Cup finals and were targeting a hattrick of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Just how bad is Wayne Rooney right now? Here's what the numbers sayfamous for early on in his career, despite the high quality of his football. Te
Just how bad is Wayne Rooney right now? Here's what the numbers say
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
famous for early on in his career, despite the high quality of his football. Ten years on from the red card he received at the 2006 World Cup though, and Rooney now plays as a role model: captain of England. This darker, petulant part of his game... Read more
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HITC Sport
Claude Makelele says Chelsea star is filling the 'Makelele role' bestpeople would have expected him to say though, compatriot N'Golo Kante, who like
Claude Makelele says Chelsea star is filling the 'Makelele role' best
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
people would have expected him to say though, compatriot N'Golo Kante, who like Makelele did, currently plays for Chelsea. The 2006 World Cup finalist joked that although Kante is a player he likes, he hopes that he "doesn't get to be better than I... Read more
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soccernews
Essien set for Australlian movetitles, four FA Cups and the Champions League. He has been capped fifty-eight
Essien set for Australlian move
soccernews / Posted 14 days ago
titles, four FA Cups and the Champions League. He has been capped fifty-eight times for his country, scoring nine goals and was part of the squad that attended the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany and also the tournament in Brazil eight years la... Read more
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DW
Everyone's a loser |only the other side is to blame. Had there been any doubt about the fact that a
Everyone's a loser |
DW / Posted 14 days ago
only the other side is to blame. Had there been any doubt about the fact that a lot of trickery went on in and around the 2006 World Cup organizing commitee, this was dashed when the legal firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer released its... Read more
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The World Game
DFB president slams Beckenbauer over $8 million paymentlack of transparency, saying: "It was known that Franz Beckenbauer had been act
DFB president slams Beckenbauer over $8 million payment
The World Game / Posted 14 days ago
lack of transparency, saying: "It was known that Franz Beckenbauer had been active in advertising for Oddset during the 2006 World Cup. It was not known to us that he received the noteworthy sum of €5.5million out of the organising committee... Read more
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Soccer Way
Beckenbauer slammed by German FA chiefthe public by the president of the German Football Association (DFB) over a pay
Beckenbauer slammed by German FA chief
Soccer Way / Posted 15 days ago
the public by the president of the German Football Association (DFB) over a payment he received from a sponsor of the 2006 World Cup. Beckenbauer claimed to be working on a voluntary basis in his role as leader of the World Cup organising... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Germans seek Europe's trust for '24 bid amid World Cup probethat its soccer leadership should be trusted because it is not linked to mounti
Germans seek Europe's trust for '24 bid amid World Cup probe
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
that its soccer leadership should be trusted because it is not linked to mounting allegations of wrongdoing against the 2006 World Cup campaign. Swiss federal prosecutors have opened criminal proceedings against Franz Beckenbauer and the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
German FA boss condemns Beckenbauer's 2006 sponsor payment(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticized Franz Beckenbauer on Wednes
German FA boss condemns Beckenbauer's 2006 sponsor payment
Reuters Sports News / Posted 15 days ago
(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticized Franz Beckenbauer on Wednesday over payment from a sponsor of the 2006 World Cup that the soccer great had headed. Beckenbauer, who led the organizing committee for the World Cup in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Beckenbauer 'paid millions' as chair of WC2006 committeefive million euros, news website Spiegel Online reported Wednesday. Franz Beck
Beckenbauer 'paid millions' as chair of WC2006 committee
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
five million euros, news website Spiegel Online reported Wednesday. Franz Beckenbauer led Germany's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup The German football legend also sought to hide the sum from tax authorities, the magazine said, in the... Read more
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soccernews
Marco Amelia set for Serie A returnshot-stopper also represented Livorno, Lecce, Parma, Palermo, Genoa, AC Milan,
Marco Amelia set for Serie A return
soccernews / Posted 15 days ago
shot-stopper also represented Livorno, Lecce, Parma, Palermo, Genoa, AC Milan, Rocca Priora, Perugia and Lupa Castelli Romani in his career. Amelia earned 9 Italy caps and he was a member of the squad that lifted the 2006 Wor... Read more
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iol.co.za
Beckenbauer 'paid millions' as chair of WC2006 committeein Italy in 1990. But his reputation has been badly tarnished by his role in t
Beckenbauer 'paid millions' as chair of WC2006 committee
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
in Italy in 1990. But his reputation has been badly tarnished by his role in the ongoing scandal over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup finals to Germany. Swiss authorities are investigating him, along with three other members of the... Read more
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Super Sport
Kaiser's sponsor payment condemned(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticised Franz Beckenbauer on Wednes
Kaiser's sponsor payment condemned
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticised Franz Beckenbauer on Wednesday over payment from a sponsor of the 2006 World Cup the soccer great had headed. Beckenbauer, who led the organising committee for the World Cup in Germany... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German FA boss condemns Beckenbauer's 2006 sponsor payment(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticised Franz Beckenbauer on Wednes
German FA boss condemns Beckenbauer's 2006 sponsor payment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
(DFB) President Reinhard Grindel sharply criticised Franz Beckenbauer on Wednesday over payment from a sponsor of the 2006 World Cup the football great had headed. Beckenbauer, who led the organising committee for the World Cup in Germany... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Franz Beckenbauer paid 5.5 million euros for 2006 World Cup workreceived payments totalling 5.5 million euros ($6.2 million) for his work leadi
Franz Beckenbauer paid 5.5 million euros for 2006 World Cup work
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
received payments totalling 5.5 million euros ($6.2 million) for his work leading the country's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup. Beckenbauer was previously said to have worked in an honorary unpaid capacity for the bid, according to... Read more
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Super Sport
Big Match Feature: Real v Sportingseason. Announced his international retirement after UEFA EURO 2004 yet return
Big Match Feature: Real v Sporting
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
season. Announced his international retirement after UEFA EURO 2004 yet returned a year later and proved inspirational at the 2006 World Cup – especially with a virtuoso display in a quarter-final triumph over holders Brazil; however, was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hat trick for Lionel Messi to open Champions League playformer sweeper Franz Beckenbauer received payments totaling $6.2 million for le
Hat trick for Lionel Messi to open Champions League play
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
former sweeper Franz Beckenbauer received payments totaling $6.2 million for leading the country’s successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup. Beckenbauer was said to have worked in an honorary unpaid capacity for the bid, according to Der Spiegel... Read more
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DW
Reports: Beckenbauer given 5.5 million euros in sponsor cash for 2006 World Cup |and misappropriation. The DFB had earlier commissioned a report into alleged i
Reports: Beckenbauer given 5.5 million euros in sponsor cash for 2006 World Cup |
DW / Posted 15 days ago
and misappropriation. The DFB had earlier commissioned a report into alleged irregularities over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup. The March report said that, while there was no evidence of Germany paying FIFA members in return for... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Beckenbauer paid 5.5 million euros for 2006 World Cup workreceived payments totaling 5.5 million euros ($6.2 million) for his work leadin
Beckenbauer paid 5.5 million euros for 2006 World Cup work
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 days ago
received payments totaling 5.5 million euros ($6.2 million) for his work leading the country's successful bid to host the 2006 World Cup. Beckenbauer was previously said to have worked in an honorary unpaid capacity for the bid, according to... Read more
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