BERLIN, GERMANY – NOVEMBER 12: Franz Beckenbauer attends the Laureus Media Award 2014 at Grand Hyatt Hotel on November 12, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

FIFA acknowledges investigation in to Franz Beckenbauer and more exco members

Is anyone surprised by any name released in regards to the ongoing criminal and FIFA ethics investigation? Perhaps one name did actually shock most of the soccer public, and that is German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer. For most of his career, and especially hist post-playing days, Beckenbauer was seen as one of the good guys […]

FIFA’s Michael Garcia Investigating FIFA Members For Ethics Violations

FIFA’s unofficial “maverick,” Michael Garcia, has opened up investigations on three FIFA Executive Committee members because of possible ethics violations concerning the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup votes. Angel Maria Villar Llona (Spain), Michel D’Hooghe (Belgium) and Worawi Makudi (Thailand) are those who are now being investigated as well as “a number of individuals,” […]