Beck­en­bauer faces FIFA ban

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Iconic former Ger­man star Franz Beck­en­bauer looks set to be banned from foot­ball-re­lated ac­tiv­i­ties by FIFA af­ter the world gov­ern­ing body re­vealed a for­mal in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the 70-yearold has been passed to the Ad­ju­di­ca­tory Com­mit­tee.

Ear­lier to­day, FIFA’s Ethics Com­mit­tee re­leased a state­ment and re­vealed those cur­rently un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion while also giv­ing an up­date on the state of play re­gard­ing duo Sepp Blat­ter and Michel Pla­tini, as well as former Gen­eral Sec­re­tary Jerome Val­cke.

FIFA said they ex­pect a de­ci­sion to be made on the pair within their 90-day sus­pen­sion pe­riod (which be­gan 8th Oc­to­ber).

Franz Beck­en­bauer

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