Der Kaiser honoured

MUNICH - Bayern Munich will face Real Madrid in a pre-season friendly on August 13 to honour Franz Beckenbauer after he stepped down as the German club's president.

MUNICH - Bayern Munich will face Real Madrid in a pre-season friendly on August 13 to honour Franz Beckenbauer after he stepped down as the German club's president.

Bayern Munich said yesterday that tickets for the match at its Allianz Arena will be on sale from today. The game will offer Louis van Gaal's team a rematch against Jose Mourinho, the incoming Madrid coach, whose Inter Milan side beat Bayern in the Champions League final.

Uli Hoeness replaced Beckenbauer as president of the Bavarian club last season. - Sapa-AP

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