Berlin - Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness, who is
set to finish his prison sentence for tax evasion on Monday, says he has
donated his entire salary from his day-release work to Bayern's charity fund.
The 64-year-old has served 21 months of his three-and-a-half
year sentence after being convicted in March 2014 of having evaded paying at
least 28.5 million euros ($31.472m) in taxes.
He resigned as Bayern president the day after being
convicted and has served the last 14 months of his sentence on day release,
working in Bayern's youth academy, then returning to prison each evening.
Also read: Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness in early release
The 1974 World Cup winner says he has donated his entire
salary -- believed to be a five-figure sum -- from his day release work to
Bayern's charity fund, which helps those in need and supports social projects.
"My contract here at Bayern runs out on February 29,
the day of my release," he told magazine Sport Bild.
"I have donated the full sum to the FC Bayern Hilfe
Hoeness is set to announce on July 1 what his future with
Bayern will be having spent the best part of 45 years working for the Bavarian
giants as player, team manager or club president.For
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