Franz Beckenbauer, one of German football’s greatest players, who captained the team to World Cup victory in 1974 and then won the tournament again as manager in 1990, has died at the age of 78, German news agency DPA reported on Monday.
Beckenbauer was a classy, dominant presence on the pitch for West Germany and Bayern Munich, with whom he won three successive European Cups, and had the nickname Der Kaiser, or “The Emperor.
In other news – Jennifer Lopez asked awkward question about Ben Affleck marriage at Golden Globes
Jennifer Lopez faced an awkward situation at the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards when she was inquired if her marriage to Ben Affleck would last. JLo turned heads as she made a grand appearance alongside the Gone Girl star in a gorgeous pink gown but was hit with a bizarre question at the event.
A reported asked the singer-actor about her marriage with Affleck amid rumours that the duo is dealing with marital issues. Read more