We used to get our old players coming to watch training with football magazines in their hands. Now, more often than not, they’re checking their share prices.
We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy and Spain, they play right through the season. We on the other hand take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury.
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|Birth:||11th September, 1945|
|Profession:||Football Player, Manager|
Franz Anton Beckenbauer was born in Munich, Germany. He is a German former professional footballer and manager. He is widely regarded to be one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. A versatile player who started out as a midfielder, Beckenbauer made his name as a central defender. He is one of only two men, along with Brazil's Mário Zagallo, to have won the World Cup as a player and as a manager; he lifted the World Cup trophy as captain in 1974, and repeated the feat as a manager in 1990. He currently works as a pundit for Sky Germany and is a columnist for the tabloid Bild.
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