Kahn heavily fined for tax evasion


Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Khan has been fined 125,000 euros (182,223 US dollars) in court for failing to declare more than 6,000 euros of luxury clothing he bought on a trip to Dubai. The 41-year-old was fined for tax evasion by a regional court n Landshut, Bavaria, after he failed to declare clothes worth 6,685 euros (9,745 US dollars) when he returned to Munich airport after a trip to the middle east. The collection of polo shirts, t-shirts, sweaters, shirts, trousers, jackets and cuff-links were from top brands such as Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. At the customs in Munich airport, Kahn used the ‘nothing to declare’ aisle, but the tax on the imported goods was 2,119 euros, which resulted in the fine. Kahn, who retired in 2008, captained both Bayern Munich and Germany during his career, winning 86 caps for his country and he made 557 appearances in the Bundesliga, as well as 103 in the Champions League.