Franz Beckenbauer: German MP Oezcan Mutlu, who is a member of the parliamentary committee on sport, said Beckenbauer “needs to  answer questions”. Photograph: Marc Mueller/EPA

Pressure on Franz Beckenbauer to explain payments and provide answers over a 2006 World Cup scandal grew on Tuesday, a day after the president of Germ(...)

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

There is no word in English to describe the characteristic facial expression of Jurgen Klopp. “Smile” is not enough, “grin” doesn’t do it justice e(...)