The German prosecutors did charge Uli Hoeness, the president of the European champions of football,Bayern Munich, with evasion of tax after one long inquiry.
Mr Hoeness’ lawyers have 1 month in responding to these charges before some Munich court decides whether this case ought to be going to trial.Himself, the previous footballer reported to authorities earlier in this year regarding an unannounced account at Swiss bank.
Bayern Munich did beat Dortmund for winning the Champions League last season.This news of bank account held secretly caused stir within Germany and with spokesman of Angela Merkel even who said that she was quite disappointed in former international from West Germany.
Neither the officials, nor he disclosed the amount of money which is involved, though the German media does suggest that he deposited some euros, in millions, in an account, which is Zurich-based and from over ten years.
It is said he has been unable to pay the tax on capital gains.Spokesman for the Munich prosecutors, Ken Heidenreich, declined to provide any details of indictment to be on Tuesday, while citing the laws of tax secrecy.
He said, “We have filed the charges to the Munich state court. The defence now has one month to pronounce itself.”
During May, the supervisory board of Bayern did back Mr Hoeness that he should remain in job in spite of the investigation that was against him.
Club did win Champions League of Uefa during May, beating the rivals of Germany, Borussia Dortmund.