Suspicion of corruption affects the Kaiser: Walter Beckenbauer

Walter Beckenbauerbrother of the German and world football myth Franz Beckenbauer, warns that the world champion not good” Because of debate continues about whether he bought votes So Germany was chosen to host the 2006 World Cup.

German public television channel ORD will release a new one in January documentary film about Beckenbauer, winner of the 1974 World Cup as a player and in 1990 as a coach, in which he will speak about his legacy, tainted by suspicions of influence peddling and his sporting exploits.

“Kaiser”, 78 years old.was accused of use your influence to help Germany buy FIFA votes to obtain organization rights World Championship 2006. The accusations have not been proven, but legendary former defender has retired from the public scene and now lives in Austria.

Walter Beckenbauer He claims that the documentary about his brother does not feature him, but that former senior German political figures are present, including the former Minister of the Interior and Financier Wolfgang Schäuble, He died this Wednesday at the age of 81 and was one of those who defended him.

If I said now that everything is fine, I would be lying, and I don’t like to lie. Things are not going very well, constant ups and downs.

“The scandal that is being created around him today seems to me somewhat exaggerated. He, of course, made mistakes., That is, not everyone does everything well. In this sense, he is also a human being,” he admitted. Schäuble.

Former Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer He also states in the documentary that The coach who won the 1990 World Cup should not be pilloried.after achieving so much in 2006.

The Germans wanted to host the World Cup, including me, and we were happy that we had Franz Beckenbauer. In this sense, this is also hypocrisy to a certain extent. We must also blame ourselves. I cannot understand how people turned away, how Beckenbauer suddenly turned out to be a black sheep, although he did such great things for our country.

(according to information from Europe Press)

Source: Aristegui Noticias