Franz Beckenbauer

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Franz Beckenbauer
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Beckenbauer in April 2019
Personal information
Full name Franz Anton Beckenbauer
Date of birth (1945-09-11) 11 September 1945 (age 76)
Place of birth Munich, Germany
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1951–1959 SC München von 1906
1959–1964 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1977 Bayern Munich 427 (60)
1977–1980 New York Cosmos 80 (17)
1980–1982 Hamburger SV 28 (0)
1983 New York Cosmos 25 (2)
Total 560 (79)
National team
1964 West Germany Youth 3 (3)
1965 West Germany B 2 (0)
1965–1977 West Germany 103 (14)
Teams managed
1984–1990 West Germany
1990–1991 Marseille (sport director)
1993–1994 Bayern Munich
1996 Bayern Munich
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Franz Anton Beckenbauer (German pronunciation: [ˈfʁants ˈbɛkŋ̍ˌbaʊɐ], audio speaker iconaudio ; born 11 September 1945) is a German former professional footballer and manager. Franz was often called Der Kaiser ("The Emperor"). He is known to be one of the greatest players in the history of football.[1][2] Franz is often credited for inventing the role of the modern sweeper (libero).[3]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bayern Munich 1963–64 Regionalliga Süd 0 0 6[a] 2 6 2
1964–65 Regionalliga Süd 31 16 8[b] 2 39 18
1965–66 Bundesliga 33 4 6 1 39 5
1966–67 Bundesliga 33 0 5 0 9 0 47 0
1967–68 Bundesliga 28 4 4 0 7 1 39 5
1968–69 Bundesliga 33 2 6 0 39 2
1969–70 Bundesliga 34 6 1 0 2 0 37 6
1970–71 Bundesliga 33 3 9 1 8 1 50 5
1971–72 Bundesliga 34 6 6 1 7 0 47 7
1972–73 Bundesliga 34 6 6 0 6 1 5[c] 0 51 7
1973–74 Bundesliga 34 4 4 0 10 1 48 5
1974–75 Bundesliga 33 1 3 0 7 1 43 2
1975–76 Bundesliga 34 5 7 2 9 0 2[d] 0 52 7
1976–77 Bundesliga 33 3 4 0 6 1 4[e] 0 47 4
Total 427 60 61 5 71 6 25 4 584 75
New York Cosmos 1977 NASL 15 4 6[f] 1 21 5
1978 NASL 27 8 6[f] 2 33 10
1979 NASL 12 1 6[f] 0 18 1
1980 NASL 26 4 7[f] 1 33 5
Total 80 17 25 4 105 21
Hamburger SV 1980–81 Bundesliga 18 0 2 0 0 0 20 0
1981–82 Bundesliga 10 0 3 0 5 0 18 0
Total 28 0 5 0 5 0 38 0
New York Cosmos 1983 NASL 25 2 2[f] 0 27 2
NY Cosmos total 105 19 27 4 132 23
Career total 560 79 66 5 76 6 52 8 754 98
  1. Appearances in Bundesliga promotion play-offs
  2. 6 appearances (1 goal) in Bundesliga promotion play-offs, 2 appearances (1 goal) in Southern German Cup
  3. Appearances in DFB-Ligapokal
  4. Appearances in UEFA Super Cup
  5. Appearances in UEFA Super Cup and in Intercontinental Cup
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Appearances in NASL play-offs

International statistics[change | change source]

National team statistics[change | change source]

Franz Beckenbauer at National-Football-Teams.com

Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
1965 3 0
1966 12 7
1967 5 0
1968 9 1
1969 6 0
1970 12 2
1971 9 2
1972 7 0
1973 10 1
1974 15 0
1975 7 0
1976 7 1
1977 1 0
Total 103 14

International goals[change | change source]

Scores and results table. Germany's goal tally first:
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 23 March 1966 Rotterdam, Netherlands  Netherlands 3–1 4–2 Friendly
2. 4–2
3. 4 May 1966 Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Republic of Ireland 2–0 4–0 Friendly
4. 12 July 1966 Sheffield, England   Switzerland 3–0 5–0 FIFA World Cup 1966
5. 4–0
6. 23 July 1966 Sheffield, England  Uruguay 2–0 4–0 FIFA World Cup 1966
7. 25 July 1966 Liverpool, England  Soviet Union 2–0 2–1 FIFA World Cup 1966
8. 1 June 1968 Hanover, Germany  England 1–0 1–0 Friendly
9. 14 June 1970 León, Mexico  England 1–2 3–2 (a.e.t.) FIFA World Cup 1970
10. 22 November 1970 Athens, Greece  Greece 3–1 3–1 Friendly
11. 22 June 1971 Oslo, Norway  Norway 3–0 7–1 Friendly
12. 30 June 1971 Copenhagen, Denmark  Denmark 3–1 3–1 Friendly
13. 12 May 1973 Hamburg, Germany  Bulgaria 1–0 3–0 Friendly
14. 6 October 1976 Cardiff, Wales  Wales 1–0 2–0 Friendly

Managing statistics[change | change source]

As of 22 January 2014
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
West Germany 1984[4] 1990[4] 66 34 20 12 051.52 [4]
Olympique Marseille 1 September 1990[5] 31 December 1990[5] 25 16 4 5 064.00 [6]
Bayern Munich 28 December 1993[7] 30 June 1994[7] 14 9 2 3 064.29 [7]
Bayern Munich 28 April 1996[7] 30 June 1996[7] 5 3 0 2 060.00 [7]
Total 110 62 26 22 056.36

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Bayern Munich[8]

Hamburger SV[8]

New York Cosmos

West Germany[9]

Manager[change | change source]

West Germany[8]

Marseille[10]

Bayern Munich[8]

Individual[change | change source]

Player


Manager

Civil[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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  2. Lawton, James (3 June 2006). "Franz Beckenbauer: The Kaiser". The Independent. UK. Archived from the original on 27 February 2010. Retrieved 24 July 2009.
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  6. "Olympique Marseille » Dates & results 1990/1991". World Football. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
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  25. "WORLD CUP STATISTICS : APPEARANCES AS PLAYER AND COACH". IFFHS.com. Archived from the original on 6 August 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  26. "Legends". Golden Foot. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  27. "UEFA President's Award". UEFA.com. 2 January 2014. Archived from the original on 6 November 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  28. "Your All-time EURO 11 revealed". UEFA. 7 June 2016. Archived from the original on 26 June 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  29. 29.0 29.1 Stokkermans, Karel (30 January 2000). "IFFHS' Century Elections". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 23 September 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
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Bibliography[change | change source]

Literature[change | change source]

  • Beckenbauer, Franz, Cramer, Dettmar: Nicht nur ein Spiel!. Rowohlt, Reinbek 2006, ISBN 3-498-00640-1.
  • Körner, Torsten: Franz Beckenbauer – der freie Mann. Scherz, Frankfurt 2005, ISBN 3-502-18391-0.
  • Kratzert, Armin: Beckenbauer taucht nicht auf. Roman. Kirchheim Verlag, München 2012, ISBN 978-3-87410-119-6
  • Kummermehr, Petra (Hrsg.): Das Buch Franz. Botschaften eines Kaisers. Diederichs, München 2011, ISBN 978-3-424-35063-0.

Other websites[change | change source]

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