Boris Becker, 54, is currently serving a 2.5-year sentence for an environmental crime.
Now comes the next regression:
According to The Mirror, the tennis icon faces extradition from the UK when he is released.
In late April, the six-time Grand Slam champion was sentenced Boris Becker In 2017 he was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for concealing assets in connection with his personal bankruptcy.
When the verdict was handed down, the German tennis icon was taken to Wandsworth Prison, notorious for its harsh climate.
A few weeks later he was transferred to HMP Huntercombe.
That’s good and bad.
Can be deported
HMP Huntercombe is described as a facility with remarkably tolerable conditions for prisoners, but it is also a facility for foreigners awaiting deportation.
According to Glass Could Boris Becker meet the same fate?
A Home Office (Ministry of the Interior) source confirmed to the newspaper that Becker was at risk of deportation “the second he was released”.
Lived in England for ten years
The 54-year-old has lived in the UK since 2012 but does not hold British citizenship.
By law, the UK has the right to deport foreigners who have served 12 months or more in prison.
Newspaper Express Boris Becker writes that evidence from the Home Office confirms that this is the likely scenario.
If so, the tennis icon will no longer be able to visit Wimbledon and continue to work as a professional on English television as he has done for years.
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