Franz Beckenbauer is one of the most prominent people in world football. He's the only person to have won the FIFA World Cup as captain of his country and as a coach
Franz Beckenbauer is one of the most prominent people in world football. He's the only person to have won the FIFA World Cup as captain of his country and as a coach
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Off the ball

Munich - Off the Ball, bundesliga.com's weekday feature, casts an eye over some of the offbeat and occasionally controversial tales to have emerged from Germany's top flight sides.

Today, we find out about Franz Beckenbauer's aspirations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Vedad Ibisevic's youth in America, and some reawakened European hope.