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FIFA's ethics committee, having finished with Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, is moving on to other targets. The legendary Franz Beckenbauer is one of six men under investigation for their alleged involvement in buying votes for the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Beckenbauer was president of the organizing committee and has admitted to making "mistakes" in the bidding process, but disputes allegations that he had any role in a money-for-votes scheme.
Historical goal of the day
In the news
Due to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium canceled training on Tuesday. (@BelRedDevils)
Manuel Lanzini has joined West Ham permanently. (Guardian)
Jesse Lingard says Wayne Rooney will return for Manchester United after the international break. (ESPN FC)
Fabio Cannavaro wants the Italy job and thinks the argument that he needs more experience is dumb. (Football Italia)
The cops took Samir Nasri's badass car. (Mirror)
Ajax manager Frank de Boer managed to snap his Achilles at training. (BBC)
From the rumor mill: José Mourinho wants Manchester United to hire Andrea Berta from Atlético Madrid. (Telegraph)
You should be reading
Raphael Honigstein on how Thomas Tuchel is finding so much success at Dortmund. (Guardian)
Kieron O'Connor on Aston Villa's finances. (Swiss Ramble)
Michele Tossini on how Bologna are exceeding expectations. (Spielverlagerung)
Again, there's no real soccer of note until Thursday thanks to the international break.