Franz Beckenbauer

Mario Götze

Franz Beckenbauer und der unsichtbare Götze

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Man tut dem kleinen Kerl keinen Gefallen, wenn man ihn vorne in die Sturmspitze gegen drei solche riesige Spieler lässt. Da hustet einer, und dann ist der Götze einfach nicht mehr sichtbar.

Franz Beckenbauer, TV-Experte und Ehrenpräsident des FC Bayern München, glaubt nicht, dass Mario Götze ein guter Stürmer ist.

Franz Beckenbauer hat Mario Götze kennengelernt

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Ich habe den Mario Götze gestern zum 1. Mal persönlich kennengelernt. Ein lustiges Kerlchen.

Franz Beckenbauer, Ehrenpräsident des FC Bayern München, spricht in der Sendung "SKY 90″ über Bayerns Neuzugang Mario Götze.

World Cup

adidas Release Limited Edition Copa Mundial Soccer Cleats [PHOTOS]

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Inspired by this summer's World Cup in Brazil, adidas has released five new sets of colorful Copa Mundial soccer cleats, to reinvent the best-selling soccer cleats of all time that were originally released in 1982.

The adidas Copa Mundial soccer cleats have been worn by some of the greatest soccer players ever including Zico, Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

adidas Release Limited Edition of White Copa Mundial Soccer Boots

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adidas have released a limited edition version of its Copa Mundial boot, which is in white and is reverse of the classic black and white boot from 1982.

According to adidas:

"Released in 1982, the Copa Mundial is the best-selling boot in football history and has been worn by some of the all-time greats including Franz Beckenbauer, Michel Platini, Zico & Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

Germany had a ‘secret’ plan to sack Jurgen Klinsmann if the 2006 World Cup didn’t go well

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A new book from former German football federation president Theo Zwanziger reveals that he and three other top executives had a secret plot to sack former manager Jurgen Klinsmann during the 2006 World Cup if his reign turned into a "sporting disaster." Never terribly fond of Klinsmann, who is now in charge of the U.

Friedrich Nietschze Reflects Upon the European Championships

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We are honored at Futfanatico to welcome Friedrich Nietschze as a visiting scholar, classical philologist, philosopher, and soccer analyst. The German intellectual heavyweight took a break from his grueling publish or perish schedule to answer pressing questions on the European Championships, the gay science, post-nihilist studies, and the final between Italy and Spain.

Lionel Messi

Messi to Lead "Save The EARTH" Mission

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So it's all add up to this. There will be a football match in some sort of simulated space like environment and our own Lionel Messi will lead the team. To those who are absolutely clueless about what I am talking! Here is the answer. You remember the strangely dressed(alien like dressed) guys seen in Chelsea, Bayern matches.

Messi vs Extraterrestres.

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11.11.2013 - "Los extraterrestres desafían a los terrícolas a un partido de fútbol y si ganan, destruirán la tierra", explica transmitiendo una trágica calma, el astro Franz Beckenbauer.


"Sólo el fútbol puede salvar al planeta" y tenemos que elegir un comandante para la ocasión.

2013 schedule to drop on Weds, Soccer Night in Newtown, Ballon d’Or, more

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MLS has announced that the 2013 schedule will be announced on Wednesday at noon. 1,500 attend Soccer Night in Newtown. More Valdes rumors. Appearance of Ronaldo Face equals 4 years of Messi, more

FIFA: Messi seals yet another Ballon d’Or

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Lionel Messi, seen here with the 2010 award, has won FIFA's Ballon d'Or for 2012

The 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony has been held in Zurich with the undoubted star of the show once again being FC Barcelona and Argentina sensation Lionel Messi. He has picked up FIFA's top award for individual footballers for the third consecutive year since FIFA's World Player of the year and France Football's Ballon d'Or awards merged in 2010, and his fourth overall.

WW: German National Team Flies Home, Joe Hart and Andy Caroll Head To Ibiza, Falcao In Miami

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The last thing you'd want to do after getting unexpectedly booted out of Euro 2012 is to stay within the confines of your hotel room or see the city. So naturally, the German national team scheduled the earliest flight out of Poland yesterday morning their wives and girlfriends in tow and arrived at the Frankfurt airport to be greeted by rain and smiling men carrying umbrellas.

Chelsea

What’s The Deal With The Black Hooded Monks In Robes At Soccer Games?

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Two weeks ago, you may have seen TV footage or photos on social media of a group of supporters dressed in black and wearing what appeared to be hooded robes at the match at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Manchester City. The eleven men who were sitting together in the Shed End were also spotted in the past two weeks at home matches for Bayern Munich and Juventus.

The Bayern View: The President's concerns.

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There has been nothing but encouragement for Chelsea ahead of the Champions League final on Saturday night purely and simply because of comments that have come out of their camp in the aftermath of their cup defeat last weekend.

Like I said in an earlier post featuring the Manager, there will be more coming out of the German camp this week with the media frenzy focusing on the build up but, these comments will have been thought about and delivered in a way to not reveal any signs of weakness.

New York Cosmos

Trivia Answers

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In follow-up to our post from yesterday, here are the answers to two business trivia questions.

What video game system helped fund the New York Cosmos, of the old NASL?

The company behind The Exorcist, The Swarm, MAD Magazine, Asylum records, and Atari video games was Warner Communications, also the owner of the New York Cosmos.

New York Cosmos Kick off First Preseason In 29 Years

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If you never saw the New York Cosmos playing, then you may have heard of them and the extraordinary group of players they had back in the 1970s. But even if you are not a die-hart soccer fan but still follow the sport, Cosmos has been a familiar name to you in the news recently.

Once a powerhouse in the United States soccer scene, Cosmos aggregated players like Pelé, Giorgio Chinaglia, Carlos Alberto Torres, Franz Beckenbauer just to name a few.

DT Exclusive: The reborn New York Cosmos’ superstar (related) 2013 roster

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While the new New York Cosmos continue their wait for a spot in MLS, they've decided to join the latest iteration of the North American Soccer League, currently the U.S. second division, Â and field a team for the 2013 season. Of course, being a second division club means they won't be able to sign the stars of the day as they did in their glory days when the likes of Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Giorgio Chinaglia and Carlos Alberto helped them to five NASL titles.

Bayern Munich

Franz Beckenbauer mocks Gianluigi Buffon on Sky TV

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Former three-time UEFA Team of the Year goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon had a tough time in Munich on Tuesday evening, taking the blame for both goals conceded as his Juventus side were beaten 2-0 by the German Bundesliga leaders. No pundits or journalists were more critical than Der Kaiser himself, Franz Beckenbauer.

El Kaiser Franz Beckenbauer con la selección de Alemania.

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Un día como hoy 26 de Septiembre no podíamos dejar de recordar a uno de los futbolistas mas emblemáticos de toda la historia. El Kaiser Franz Beckenbauer quien debutó con Alemania. Fue el capitán de la selección alemana que ganó la Copa Mundial de fútbol de 1974 y la Eurocopa 1972, así como el entrenador del mismo combinado alemán que ganó el Mundial de Italia 1990.

Noticias: Javi Martinez, ‘The 40 Million Man’ Joins Bayern Munich – Plus Champions League Draw

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The arrival of Athletic Bilbao's Javi Martinez at Bayern Munich has understandably drummed up a great deal of excitement among the German press, especially since the Bundesliga is a considered an unusual destination for many Spanish players. Of course, given the fact that he still has many years ahead of him (the Premiership next, perhaps?

An Alternative to Shootouts: A Better Way to Resolve Draws in Knockout Competitions

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Last week FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced that he would like to see an alternative to penalty shootouts, calling them a "tragedy". He asked Franz Beckenbauer (who is head of a task force to recommend rule changes for the 2014 World Cup) to brainstorm a better way to settle matches that end in draws.

Pies’ Six Proposed Alternatives To The Penalty Shootout

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By Chris Wright

FIFA dumpling Sepp Blatter has hinted this morning that he and his minions are looking at alternative methods to decide games after the inhumane cruelty of penalty shootouts caused him to wake up screaming in a cold sweat, leaving him needing a few hours in his onyx meditation chamber to stop the palpitations.

Pies’ Five Proposed Alternatives To The Penalty Shootout

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By Chris Wright

FIFA dumpling Sepp Blatter has hinted this morning that he and his minions are looking at alternative methods to decide games after the inhumane cruelty of penalty shootouts caused him to wake up screaming in a cold sweat, leaving him needing a few hours in his onyx meditation chamber to stop the palpitations.

Europe: 2012 Champions League final preview

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Who will get their hands on the UEFA Champions League trophy tonight?

It may not be the "dream final" that the majority of the world's football fans had craved but for tonight's UEFA Champions League final opponents, FC Bayern München and Chelsea FC, the culmination of their own dream is so near.

Los festejos del plantel Borussia Dortmund campeón y las penas germanoargentinas.

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23.04.2012 - Gran valor y alto reconocimiento a su entrenador, Jurgen Klopp, trajo la Bundesliga (Alemania) ganada el sábado (21.04.2012) por el Borussia Dortmund.
Ganando (2-0) al Moenchengladabach (como local) en la jornada 32º, los de Klopp se consagraron campeones a falta de dos fechas para la finalización del torneo con 75 puntos (a falta de 6 por jugar puede superar el récord del Bayern Munich que obtuvo 79 en 1971-72 y 1972-3) y continúan una serie invicta de 26 partidos (21G 5E).

Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter sets off German firestorm

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More Sepp Blatter or blather. He is now insinuating that the 2006 World Cup was rigged to favour Germany.

When asked by the Swiss publication Blick about rumors of corruption surrounding the decisions to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar respectively, Blatter responded: "World Cups being purchased.

An Alternative to Shootouts: A Better Way to Resolve Draws in Knockout Competitions

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Last week FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced that he would like to see an alternative to penalty shootouts, calling them a "tragedy". He asked Franz Beckenbauer (who is head of a task force to recommend rule changes for the 2014 World Cup) to brainstorm a better way to settle matches that end in draws.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Brazilian Man Named ‘Franz Beckenbauer’ Sires Son, Calls Him ‘Zlatan Ibrahimovic’ For No Obvious Reason

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By Chris Wright

Now there's the kind of headline that only comes around once in a blue moon. A Brazilian gentleman going by the name of 'Franz Beckenbauer' has taken the bold step of naming his newborn son 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic'.

Beckenbauer, who was named so by his father in tribute to Der Kaiser, officially called his sprog 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic Lima da Silva' though the administrative personnel at the hospital in Recife had to double check to see if they'd heard him correctly:Â "The woman said she had to send it to the judge for approval.

Franz Beckenbauer nennt Sohn Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Nein, über weiteren Nachwuchs beim Kaiser ist mir nichts bekannt. Es handelt sich hier um Franz Beckenbauer aus Recife in Brasilien, ein Fan von Santa Cruz und offenbar auch vom schwedischen Torjäger, der großen Wert auf die Fortführung der Familientradition legt, den Nachwuchs nach berühmten Fußballern zu benennen.

Brazilian man named Franz Beckenbauer names son Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Franz Beckenbauer is Zlatan Ibrahimovic's father.

The Franz Beckenbauer in question, however, is not the legendary German defender, but a fanatical fan of Brazilian Campeonato side Santa Cruz. Being arbitrarily named after a European footballer now runs in the family, as Beckenbauer named his newborn son Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Germany

Franz Beckenbauer welcomes his son Zlatan Ibrahimovic into the world

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A Brazilian man named Franz Beckenbauer has registered the birth of his son Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Lima da Silva was born in Recife, Pernambuco. His father, Franz Beckenbauer, claims he experienced some problems at the registry office, with a jobsworth not sure about the given name 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic'.

Ton-up Podolski’s pledge to Arsenal fans

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NEW Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski plays his 100th game for Germany against Denmark tonight as he edges close to Franz Beckenbauer's 103 appearances. That is some going for a player who has just turned 27.

And the frontman, played wide by Germany boss Joachim Löw so far in the finals, says he is keen to prove his ability when he pitches up at Arsenal come later July.

Euro 2012: Holland still roused by prospect of facing rivals Germany

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This article titled "Euro 2012: Holland still roused by prospect of facing rivals Germany" was written by Amy Lawrence, for The Guardian on Tuesday 12th June 2012 18.43 UTC

If there is a feeling of anxiety among the Oranje, it is understandable. Denmark, after all, were supposed to be the easy one.

EURO 2012: It’s Portrait Day For The German National Team feat. Schweinsteiger, Podolski, Mats Hummels

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One of the best parts of coming together and bonding at an international competition is the memories to take with you forever. And the best way to leave a legacy? By taking a team portrait, of course! You can bet that Thomas Mueller wants to dust off the framed photo from 2012 on his mantelpiece in the year 2050 and mutter: "Das beste Team aller Zeiten" ("The Best Team Of All Time) to his eleven grandchildren.

The Rest

Is The Number 10 Role A Dying Breed in Soccer?

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Ah yes. The double holding midfield pair. How I love to watch them. The joy of viewing a perfectly weighted backwards pass, the ambition and invention of a lateral pass, and the beauty of a tactical foul. You can't help but admire their fire-fighting skills.

Think of the names. Lucas Leiva.

Franz Beckenbauer braucht kein W-Lan

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Was? Ich habe meine Frau zu Hause. Da brauche ich kein W-Lan!

Franz Beckenbauer, Ehrenpräsident des FC Bayern München, auf die Frage, ob er zu Hause W-Lan habe... (Quelle: TZ-Interview)

Socceroos manager Holger Osieck says ‘women should shut up in public’ at press conference

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Feeling buoyant after Australia's resplendent 4-0 win over Jordan on Tuesday — which leaves the Socceroos three points away from automatic qualification to next year's World Cup Finals — manager Holger Osieck decided to treat journalists at a post-match press conference to the words of fourth-century archbishop St Ambrose: "Mulieres taceres in ecclesia.

Die 3 größten deutschen Fußballlegenden der letzten 50 Jahre

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Sind Sie ein echter Fußballfan, so möchten Sie kein Spiel Ihrer Lieblingsmannschaft verpassen, zumindest informieren Sie sich über die Ergebnisse. Sicher haben Sie einen Lieblingsspieler, der vielleicht schon eine Legende ist oder zumindest das Zeug hat, zu einer Legende zu avancieren. Wer waren eigentlich die größten deutschen Fußballlegenden in den letzten 50 Jahren?

Franz Beckenbauer sieht keinen Meteoriten

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Den Bayern ist die Schale nur noch zu nehmen, wenn ein Meteorit an der Säbener Straße in München einschlägt.

Franz Beckenbauer, Ehrenpräsident des FC Bayern München, glaubt fest an die 23. deutsche Meisterschaft des FC Bayern München.

Tigres UANL: ¡Felices 45!

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Hoy hace 45 años, se inauguró uno de los estadios en donde se vive una de las pasiones mas arraigadas para sus aficionados. Un 30 de mayo de 1967 nació, la que para mi es como una segunda casa, donde habita mi alma y donde salen a flote todas mis emociones. En este sitio he vivido, he llorado, hemos reído, hemos aplaudido, nos hemos enojado, nos hemos frustrado y creo que es en donde las alegrías más grandes nos han embargado.

Franz Beckenbauer kritisiert Robben

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Bei mir als Trainer hätte Robben nicht geschossen. Es ist Gesetz im Fußball, dass der Gefoulte nicht schießt, aber vielleicht ist das Gesetz geändert worden oder noch nicht bis nach Holland durchgedrungen.

Franz Beckenbauer, Ehrenpräsident des FC Bayern München und TV-Experte, kritisiert Arjen Robben und seinen verschossenen Foulelfmeter im Spitzenspiel gegen Borussia Dortmund.