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Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer is probably Germany's most popular soccer player, coach and manager ever, known as the "Kaiser". Born and bred in Munich, he joined Bayern Munich at the age of 14. In 1965, he debuted in the German Bundesliga and became famous in the role of the team's sweeper. The following years, he won four league championships and four ... See full bio »
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 1971 Olympia - Olympia (TV Movie)
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1 Interview | 1 Article | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Bobby (Moore) was my football idol. I looked up to him. I was so proud to have played against him. See more »

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Played for West Germany in the FIFA World Cups of 1966, 1970 and 1974. See more »

Trademark:

Strong Bavarian accent

Nickname:

Kaiser Franz See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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