Beckenbauer punished by FIFA Ethics Committee

The sanction comes into force instantly for football official Beckenbauer, who was was provisionally banned from all football-related activity for 90 days more than the problem in June 2014.

“Mr Beckenbauer failed to cooperate with an Ethics Committee investigation conducted by the then chairman on the investigatory chamber from the Ethics Committee regarding the 2018/2022 FIFA Globe Cup bids in spite of repeated requests for his assistance. This incorporated requests to provide info during an in-person interview and in response to written inquiries presented in both English and German,” a statement from FIFA reads.

“Mr Beckenbauer therefore didn’t behave in accordance using the common rules of conduct applicable to football officials within the context in the investigations, thereby violating post 13 on the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE).

“In addition, the adjudicatory chamber identified Mr Beckenbauer to have violated post 18 (Duty of disclosure, cooperation and reporting) and short article 42 (General obligation to collaborate) of your FCE.

“The present case did not look in to the matters connected towards the awarding with the 2006 FIFA Globe Cup to Germany.

“As Mr Beckenbauer subsequently demonstrated a willingness to cooperate, he has been sanctioned with a warning and fine of CHF 7,000. Mr Beckenbauer had been previously provisionally banned for some time in regard for the present case.”

Beckenbauer also identified himself in hot water in 2015 more than the awarding on the 2006 World Cup to Germany following claims an alleged slush fund of €6.7million was utilized to get votes, together with the 70-year-old head in the Globe Cup organising committee at the time.

He has considering the fact that admitted he made a error in the bidding procedure to host the tournament but denied any votes have been bought.