The “summer fairy tale affair” surrounding the allocation of the 2006 World Cup has not yet been resolved.
Franz Beckenbauer is not completely exonerated.
This could change now.
Munich - The
2006 World Cup in Germany
was a complete success - at least in terms of sport.
But around nine years later, a report by
In October 2015, the news magazine reported that the
World Cup had
allegedly been bought.
Accordingly, there should have been a black box with the application committee, with whose money votes should have been bought.
It is said to have been filled with millions by the then Adidas boss Robert Louis-Dreyfus.
Franz Beckenbauer: "Summer fairy tale affair" weighs heavily on him
There is still no trace of around 6.7 million euros.
One of the accused is the "Kaiser".
Franz Beckenbauer, who celebrated his 75th birthday * this year, always denied all allegations.
He recently admitted that the allegations gnawed at him: "I can see that it is now accepted that there was nothing, but the last few years have been tough," said Beckenbauer, Honorary President of FC Bayern *
The latest developments around the
“summer fairy tale affair” should be
balm for his battered soul - but Beckenbauer also had to struggle with health problems.
Because the shining light of German football received a visit from DFB * President
on the occasion of his birthday
The families have been friends for a long time.
"Summer fairy tale affair": DFB President Fritz Keller brings joyful news to Franz Beckenbauer
addition to congratulations,
had very good news in his luggage.
"On this occasion, I was able to tell Franz the good news that, according to the current status, the Esecon investigations against him have not revealed anything incriminating," said the
Esecon is a
consulting company engaged
that conducts research.
The investigators are said to have found out that Beckenbauer * is neither self-inflicted nor deliberately involved in the
"summer fairy tale affair"
Keller had announced
"news" about the
This positive news for DFB honorary captain Beckenbauer * could be part of the news.
Because, according to
the investigations have
not yet been concluded.
The main responsible persons have not yet been identified.
In September it was said that one was "very close".
* tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network.
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