Chairman of the German football association takes out to Beckenbauer
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Reinhard Grindel, president of the German football association, has hard pulled in the direction of Franz Beckenbauer. The role of ‘Der Kaiser’ during the 2006 world cup stands for a longer time for discussion.
The former president of Bayern Munich would be between February 2005 and October 2006 to 5.5 million euros, have declared for his work at the DFB. Until now loved Beckenbauer always maintained that the work unpaid, had done.
“We didn’t know that he has a sum of 5.5 million euros has received for his work on the world cup. With these facts, it seems clear that he is not as a volunteer worked,” says Grindel in Frankfurter Allgemeine.
“For me it is completely incomprehensible that the members of the former organising committee, this theme over such a long period of time concealed.”
“This unpleasant incident delivers, for me, is new evidence that the world cup organisation is not transparent to work is gone, and the public misled. That condemn me. “
What is striking is that it seems that the DFB the amount of hidden wanted to keep for the tax department. In 2010, the amount is only indicated.