Beckenbauer warned and fined by Fifa

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Germany’s World Cup-winning captain and coach Franz Beckenbauer has been warned and fined by Fifa’s ethics committee.

He had earlier been provisionally banned for “failing to cooperate” with its inquiry into the bidding processes for 2018 and 2022 World Cups, won by Russia and Qatar respectively.

Beckenbauer, 70, was one of 22 men who voted to decide the tournament hosts.

Fifa says he did not cooperate during an in-person interview and in response to written questions.

More to follow.

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