A respected sports boss withheld millions from the state, fueling political debate in Germany. The case played a significant role in Germany's federal elections in 2013. Now Hoeness is set to have his day in court.
The president of football club Bayern Munich's, Uli Hoeness, is standing trial in Munich in a tax evasion case that has dominated headlines in Germany for over a year. If found guilty, he could face prison.
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