What happens next for Bayern Munich and Uli Hoeness?

The departure of Uli Hoeness has left a power vacuum at one of the world’s most successful football clubs. It’s not a physical void, now that Karl Hopfner is slated to take over, but a spiritual loss of one of Bayern Munich’s most successful leaders.

Coverage of the former president's fall from grace and four-day trial swamped German airwaves and newspapers. The country eagerly awaited his verdict. At the end, Hoeness was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail. He'll serve his time inside 'Hitler-Knast’ (Hitler’s Prison), the same Bavarian detention facility the former German dictator was sent to in 1924, and where he supposedly started writing his book Mein Kampf.

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