About Franz Beckenbauer
It has been reported that the current estimate of Franz Beckenbauer net worth reaches as much as 10 million dollars. He has earned some part of his net worth because of his career as a football player. In addition, he is a football manager. In the beginning of his playing career, Franz Beckenbauer was titled as the Emperor because of his playing style. Franz Beckenbauer is considered as one of the best football players of all time. He was a versatile player, who could play in various positions. He began his football career as a midfielder and later became a central defender. In addition, Franz Beckenbauer is credited with inventing the modern sweeper, also known as libero. Therefore, his football career has made his name well known and also increased the total amount of Franz Beckenbauer net worth.
He has accomplished quite a lot and won numerous titles. Franz Beckenbauer was titled as the European Footballer of the Year two times. He also played internationally as he was a member of West Germany team, with which he appeared 103 times. Franz Beckenbauer played in three FIFA World Cups with the team.
Franz Beckenbauer became one of only two people who have won the World Cup both as a player and a manager, another person who has done it being Mario Zagallo. In 1974, he won the World Cup as the captain of his team. In 1990, he won it as a manager. In 1998, Franz Beckenbauer was named to the World Team of the 20th Century. In 2002, he appeared with the FIFA World Cup Dream Team. In 2004, his name also appeared in the list of the world’s greatest living players compiled by FIFA 100.
Franz Beckenbauer is also known for his work with Bayern Munich, which has also increased the total sum of Franz Beckenbauer net worth. In 1967, as a part of this team, he won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup. In the period of 1974-1976, he won three European Cups. Because of it, he became the only football player who has won three European Cups as a captain of his club. Later, Franz Beckenbauer was appointed to be the team manager of Bayern Munich and eventually became its president. He also worked with the New York Cosmos for some time.
Eventually, his name was inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Even today, Franz Beckenbauer is regarded as one of the most influential people in German football as well as international football. He was the chairman of the organizing committee of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Currently, he is appearing as a pundit for Sky Germany. Moreover, he writes a column for Bild, which is a German tabloid. Thus, these involvements have also added up to the current size of Franz Beckenbauer net worth. The football player has been married three times and from these marriages, he is a parent of five kids. He appeared in one advertisement for a mobile phone company.