Category:Franz Beckenbauer

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Franz Anton Beckenbauer (born 11 September 1945 in Munich) is a German football coach, manager, and former player, nicknamed der Kaiser ("the emperor") because of his elegant style, his leadership qualities, his first name "Franz" (reminiscent of the Austrian emperors), and his dominance on the football pitch. Beckenbauer is widely regarded as the best defender in history and one of the best players of all time. He was a versatile player, who started out as midfielder but adapted to different roles on the pitch, and he is often credited as having invented the role of the modern sweeper or libero. Since 2009 he has been president of Bayern Munich.


Franz Beckenbauer 
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German association football player
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Date of birth11 September 1945
Munich
Country of citizenship
Occupation
Position held
  • honorary chairman
Child
  • Stephan Beckenbauer
Award received
  • Footballer of the Year in Germany (1966, 1968, 1974, 1976)
  • Bavarian Order of Merit
  • Order of Merit of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Silbernes Lorbeerblatt
  • Bayerische Verfassungsmedaille in Gold
  • Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Q1432320
  • Merit Cross of the Lower Saxony Order of Merit (1st class)
  • Steiger Award
  • Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1976)
  • Peiris Award
  • Q812287 (2011)
  • Bayerische Verfassungsmedaille (2012)
  • Bayerischer Sportpreis (2005)
  • Bravo Otto (1974)
  • Big Brother Awards (2005, Germany)
Official website
Authority control
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