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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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Print ad for e-plus mobile telephone net, Germany See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

"If we come up against England, we shall beat them. That defeat will not happen again. It will be back to normal with a German victory." (After England's 5-1 defeat of Germany in 2001) See more »

Trivia:

Played for the New York Cosmos (1977-1980, 1983) football club. See more »

Trademark:

Strong Bavarian accent

Nickname:

Kaiser Franz See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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