Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Franz Beckenbauer - Der Kaiser - Living Legend

Born in 1945 , Beckenbauer won the Euro Cup in 1972, was captain of Germany's successful squad in the 1974 World Cup and managed the winning 1990 World Cup team, Germany.

He has also won many Football of the Year Awards.

Beckenbauer was nicknamed Der Kaiser in the late 60s. Its origins have been disputed but nobody doubts he earned the title of 'The Emperor'.

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