A rare sight: Franz Beckenbauer visiting the Bundesliga game TSG Hoffenheim against FC Augsburg.

Visiting Hopp: A very rare public appearance: world champion and world champion coach Franz Beckenbauer as a guest in the VIP box of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim during the game against FC Augsburg, as “Sportbuzzer” reports. He and Dietmar Hopp are considered friends.

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Rare sight: Beckenbauer had recently withdrawn from the public. The 76-year-old did not even appear at Uwe Seeler’s funeral service.