In the arena: FC Bayern hosts a memorial service for Beckenbauer

As of: January 9, 2024 7:53 p.m

In honor of Franz Beckenbauer, FC Bayern will hold a memorial ceremony in the Munich Arena on January 19th. The record champions announced this.

FC Bayern will hold a large memorial service for Franz Beckenbauer in its Allianz Arena on January 19th from 3 p.m. The German football record champions announced this on Tuesday evening. The people of Munich therefore invite “friends and companions from national and international sports, culture and politics, as well as all fans and the entire football family in general, to say goodbye to the unforgettable “Emperor” in a special, emotional setting.”

Beckenbauer should be honored “on the football field”.

The focus of the celebration is the memory of Beckenbauer, who died on Sunday at the age of 78. As FC Bayern also announced, the club has now received letters of condolence from all over the world. “The joint celebration in the FC Bayern stadium is intended to create an opportunity to honor Franz Beckenbauer in the environment in which he reached people’s hearts in a unique way: on the football field,” it said. FC Bayern plans to announce further details about the event shortly.

Rummenigges: Without Beckenbauer the arena would never have existed

This means that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’s wish will come true. In an interview with “BILD”, the former player and CEO of FC Bayern advocated for a memorial service in the arena. “The entire world of football and beyond is mourning the loss of our friend Franz. FC Bayern should host a memorial service in his memory in the stadium that would never have existed without him!”

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Source: BR24Sport on the radio January 9, 2024 – 7:54 p.m