The football world mourns the passing of Franz Beckenbauer

The football world mourns the passing of Franz Beckenbauer 4

(Dan Tri) – German football legend Franz Beckenbauer passed away at the age of 78 on January 8 and he left behind great regret for the football world.

Bayern Munich’s homepage wrote: `Suddenly, our world is darker, quieter and worse. Champion with countless records Franz Beckenbauer has sadly passed away. This is such a loss.

The homepage of the European Football Federation (UEFA) posted: `Franz Beckenbauer, one of the greatest players in European football, passed away at the age of 78. Der Kaiser is the best figure in the history of German football and

The World Football Federation (FIFA) expressed: `The World Cup champion as a coach and player has passed away forever. Rest in peace, Der Kaiser.`

On his personal page, former British player Gary Lineker expressed his sadness: `One of the greatest players to ever appear in history. It’s a pity for his passing.`

Franz Beckenbauer is a football legend of the German team and Bayern Munich Club (Photo: Getty).

Former Scottish player Darren Fletcher also sent his condolences to Franz Beckenbauer’s family on his personal page: `Franz Beckenbauer has contributed to shaping world football. He deserves special recognition. It’s difficult.`

Famous British journalist Piers Morgan expressed his condolences: `Rest in peace. He was a great defender, an outstanding coach and a representative face of the king sport.`

In just 4 years, the football world has said goodbye to 3 great legends: Diego Maradona (January 25, 2020), Pele (December 29, 2022) and most recently `Football Emperor` Franz Beckenbauer

On January 8, the Beckenbauer family confirmed this news to Germany’s DPA news agency: `We are extremely saddened to announce that our husband and father Franz Beckenbauer has fallen asleep peacefully, surrounded by the arms of his family. We

The football world mourns the passing of Franz Beckenbauer

Beckenbauer passed away at the age of 78 after a long battle with illness (Photo: Getty).

Beckenbauer’s health has become much weaker since April 2023.

In addition, Beckenbauer has also had many health problems in the past few years, with two heart surgeries and an artificial hip implant.

Franz Beckenbauer won the World Cup as a player and coach, in 1974 and 1990 respectively, and won the World Cup runner-up position twice as a player in 1966 and 1970. He also won the Euro championship

In his club career, Franz Beckenbauer and Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga championship 5 times and the C1 Cup (currently the UEFA Champions League) 3 times.

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