Franz Beckenbauer, who said he worked for free as chair of Germany's WC organising committee, actually drew a fee of over €5m, according to a report.
Uefa elected Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia as its new president after Michel Platini was forced to stand down.
Disgraced football leader Michel Platini said in a farewell speech to Uefa that he felt no guilt over a $2m payment from Fifa.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke are facing a fresh investigation over salaries ...
The Fifa ethics committee says it has opened a formal bribery case against former president Sepp Blatter and two others.
Franz Beckenbauer has had open-heart surgery and received at least one bypass, according to a report in a German newspaper.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino has hailed as "promising" the use of video replays for the first time during France's win over Italy.
Franz Beckenbauer cancelled a public appointment in Zurich, amidst the on-going investigation by Swiss prosecutors into corruption allegations.
Swiss federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer, they said.