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Franz Beckenbauer: Honours and achievements

No-one in the game comes close to Franz Beckenbauer’s record of achievement. Both as a player and a coach, the Kaiser has won everything there is to win in world football, sharing with Brazilian Mario Zagallo the distinction of winning the World Cup in two capacities. Away from the field, Beckenbauer has assembled a remarkable list of awards, reviewed here by

Major honours as player:
World Cup 1974
World Cup (runner-up) 1966
World Cup (third place) 1970
European championship 1972
European championship (runner-up) 1976
European Champions’ Cup 1974, 1975 and 1976
UEFA Cup finalist 1982 (with Hamburger SV)
European Cup Winners’ Cup 1967 with Bayern
Intercontinental Cup 1976 with Bayern
DFB German Cup 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971 with Bayern
German championship 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974 with Bayern, 1982 with HSV
North American Soccer League 1977, 1978, 1980 with New York Cosmos

1974 World Cup Silver Ball
European Footballer of the Year 1972, 1976
German Footballer of the Year 1966, 1968, 1974, 1976

Major honours as coach:
World Cup 1990
World Cup (runner-up) 1986
UEFA Cup 1996 with Bayern
German championship 1994 with Bayern
French championship 1991 with Olympique Marseille.