Uli Hoeness, president of the leading Bayern Munich soccer team, is being investigated for tax evasion after amitting he held money in a Swiss bank account.
"Disrespectful, derogatory, outrageous." The Bayern Munich bosses pulled no punches in their scathing criticisms of the media on Friday. But DW's Matt Ford found their comments hypocritical, arrogant and dangerous.
Three of Bayern Munich's most senior figures have launched extraordinary attacks against what they call 'outrageous' reporting. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, the trio said the club won't stand for it anymore.
During production of the film 'The Mia San Mia Phenomenon,' Uli Hoeness, president of Bayern Munich, spoke with DW about his life and his role at the club. And admitted that he cannot speak as freely as he used to.
Bayern Munich have unveiled a new youth facility as the club attempt to revitalize their academy system. President Uli Hoeness believes the facility is a way to combat escalating prices in the transfer market.
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