All eyes are on Franz Beckenbauer, the former head of Germany's 2006 World Cup bid. It has been said that the controversial contract had his signature on it.
German prosecutors are reported to have found that Franz Beckenbauer made a false statement regarding the scandal related to the 2006 World Cup. There was no immediate comment from the footballing legend.
The scandal around Franz Beckenbauer and allegations that Germany may have paid bribes for the right to host the 2006 World Cup has been going on for almost 11 months. Here is how it unfolded.
German news magazine 'Der Spiegel' has reported further revelations in the alleged bribes-for-votes scandal surrounding Germany’s hosting of the 2006 World Cup. A consultancy contract has raised several questions.
A scandal surrounding the awarding of the right to host the 2006 World Cup in Germany has taken a new twist. Swiss prosecutors have confirmed that they have opened an investigation into football legend Franz Beckenbauer.
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