Former FIFA member Franz Beckenbauer declared on Tuesday that his vote on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids would remain "secret", but said he was not offered any bribes. (Italian football federation boss banned for racism)
Beckenbauer was on the FIFA executive committee that awarded the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively in 2010. (Considered quitting Real Madrid: Iker Casillas)
The bidding process has been dogged by accusations of corruption and horse-trading, but Beckenbauer refused to reveal how he had voted, telling the Securing Sport conference in London: "That's my secret."