Renaming the stadium is being discussed: Now live: Beckenbauer memorial service from the Munich Arena

As of: January 19, 2024 2:43 p.m

FC Bayern Munich is holding a memorial service for Franz Beckenbauer in the arena. BR television and ARD broadcast the event live, BR24Sport reports in the ticker.

At a large memorial ceremony in the Munich Arena, representatives from politics and sport, fans and joy say goodbye to Franz Beckenbauer. Tens of thousands of people are expected.

2.30 p.m.: While the fans arrive at the stadium and the supporting program begins, Olaf Thon, Christian Neureuther and Franz “Bulle” Roth are guests in Esther Sedlaczek’s Blickpunkt sports studio.

Christian Neureuther says in the studio: “I heard in the last few days that someone said that Franz plays football with the Pel in heaven. But I think he’ll go skiing with Rosi and then play football with Pelé.”

Beckenbauer died on January 7th at the age of 78. FC Bayern now invites you to say goodbye to the unforgettable ‘Kaiser’ in a special, emotional setting,” as the club announced.

Source: BR24Sport on the radio January 11, 2024 – 3:55 p.m