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DFB Honorary President Egidius brown died

German football mourns for Egidius Braun. In the night of Wednesday, the Honorary President of the German Football Association (DFB) died at the age of 97 years.

In the entrepreneur, from 1992 to 2001 boss of the largest sports inlet of the world, the DFB loses one of its outstanding personalities in the 122-year association history.

Especially the social responsibility of football was brown at heart. “Football is more than a 1: 0” was his motto. The Mexico help was lifted by him after the 1986 World Cup from baptism, the DFB Foundation Egidius Braun bears his name.

“Today is a sad day for all footballers and footballers in Germany and Europe,” said the new DFB President Bernd Neuendorf in a message, “with Egidius Braun we lose a special person who is using the possibilities of football just for those has the support and attention. “

Brown, former treasurer of the European Football Union (UEFA), used his UEFA network that Germany received the surcharge for the 2006 World Cup, when all eight European representatives in the Executive Committee of the World Association of FIFA for the German application in the vote in 2000 agreed.

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