Uli Hoeness returned with solemn manner as president of Bayern Munich. Indeed, the election back to the presidency coincided with the announcement of the economic situation of the club, who once again found to dominate the world in terms of revenue.
The old great striker and until recently guest prison because of tax fraud case amounting to 28,500,000 mil. returned to the chair taking hegemonic rate reaches 98,5 %. The 64th year old legend bavarians garnered 6986 votes, while 08 voted against and 58 abstained.
Before the polls open; Hoeness, undertaken an apologetic speech where he stressed: “I respect everyone in the room. I received thousand thousand of letters 5500 in Landsberg prison. By fans of Bayern, but also from other clubs. This gave me courage. I remembered the movie walk the line, which was about the life of Johnny Cash. I ask you a second change and I promise that I will do everything to live up to your expectations. I want to form a link between the members and the club and I can be close tpo the coaching staff and players.
That club gave me a lot in difficult moments, while the support of the world was moving. I know I made a very big mistake, but I tried to fix it I promise it will not disappoint you and I earn a second change. Now I am here…
So after an abscense of 987 days (from March 2014) returns to the presidency of the big german club. Uli Hoeness to remember he had resigned from his position due to his imprisonment for tax evasion. Just announced the elections results, the present denounced the 108 members of the club who had dared to vote against his re-election.
It was an overwhelming majority of more than 7,000 members, friday, november 18 in the evening for the annual general meeting in Munich in hall Rudi-Sedlmayr hall to support Hoeness.
Certainly no one ignores the fact that the former inmate, is not just a sports fan or a fan of Bayern. It is an important man for days in various positions. Bayern, became an international brand, the most powerful in the world and he played a big role. So no one forgot the participation and the value of the subject. Above all was great thanks to the “Patriatch”. By Hoeness, the “wheel of” everything worked and will continue to operate flawlessly. The club has grown into a large multinational force. Each year shows revenue exceeding 620 million euros and has 280,000 members.
While the presidency of the Bayern won five championship from 2010 onwards and reached 6 times in the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League. Also acquired during this time the Frank Ribery and Arjen Robben, took the goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer, although did not like the then coach and prevented the sale of Thomas Muller, then he was persuaded and Pep Guardiola, agree to take over the coach of Bayern. With his re-election as president Uli Hoeness of Bayern Munich, raised some questions that should he find the solutions…
They all recognize that need new faces to staff slowly the great bavarian group is currently behind leaders, RB Leipzig. The captain, Philipp Lahm, certainly where to “hang his shoes” will assume the post of general chief, as he had long ago Mathias Sammer.
After that Ribery grew up with Robben and should definitely seek their successors, which will not be very easy…The point is however that Bayern Munich, will continue its upward course he is born for great things and Uli Hoeness, was 65 years old add the bit again.