Memorial ceremony for Franz Beckenbauer | Follow LIVE in the stream and in the ticker

The “Emperor” died last week at the age of 78. A memorial service will be held in his honor. Here you can follow them in the ticker and stream.

This Friday there will be a memorial service in honor of Franz Beckenbauer at the Allianz Arena in Munich. The “Emperor” died at the age of 78. A “unique setting” is to be created at the funeral service, which is being organized by FC Bayern Munich. A maximum of 50,000 people can take part in the stadium.

The funeral service in the live ticker

2:55 p.m.: The official part of the memorial service begins in five minutes.

2:53 p.m.: Even more guests arrive inside the stadium. In addition to Harry Kane and Eric Dier, Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel and Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. National coach Julian Nagelsmann is also present.

2:48 p.m.: On the stadium lawn, numerous helpers carry the memorial wreaths for Franz Beckenbauer outside and place them around the center circle. A picture of the “Emperor” can be seen in the center circle itself.

2:42 p.m.: … meanwhile, Bayern players like Thomas Müller and Konrad Laimer are also arriving.

2:39 p.m.: The list of celebrities coming to the memorial service on Friday is long. Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder has to fulfill his first selfie wishes…

2:37 p.m.: Fifa President Gianni Infantino also enters the stadium. As do former Bayern coach Hansi Flick and long-time Arsenal coach Arsène Wenger.

2:35 p.m.: The Allianz Arena is slowly filling up. Leverkusen’s sports director, Simon Rolfes, and ex-DFB director Oliver Bierhoff, among others, have just arrived.

2.30 p.m.: The memorial service starts at 3 p.m. Many celebrities from politics, society and sport will come together.