The deportation date has been set, probably sooner than expected.

Boris Becker will probably be released from prison sooner than expected. Image: / Paul Zimmer


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Tennis legend Boris Becker has been in prison for more than seven months. In fact, he was sentenced to two and a half years, half of which should be behind bars. He recently celebrated his 55th birthday at Huntercombe Prison in Oxfordshire. There are now mounting indications that it might have been her last day of honor behind bars.

Boris Becker could benefit from a British savings program

The British media had already reported in mid-November that the German would be deported and therefore in Germany I could walk free.

Boris Becker may possibly spend Christmas with his loved ones.

Boris Becker may possibly spend Christmas with his loved ones. Image: AP/Frank Augstein

However, it was initially unclear how quickly this would become a reality for Becker. Now the news portal reports “Mirror“that Becker even before Christmas I could get out of the prison cell. So he’ll be out Britain deported Good for the tennis idol: he would no longer have to serve the remaining months in Germany.

The 55-year-old could thus benefit from a program in which Britain quickly deports offenders to their home countries. The former EU country wants to save costs and reduce pressure on prisons.

According to the report, the time has come next week: if this report comes true, Boris Becker would have spent less than eight months of his planned prison sentence behind bars.

Jail for bankruptcy offenses

At the end of April, Becker was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for bankruptcy offenses at Southwark Crown Court in London. It was originally planned that half of this time he would be suspended on probation. Actually it would have been 15 months.

Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro accompanied Boris Becker to the crucial court hearing.

Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro accompanied Boris Becker to the crucial court hearing. Image: AP/Alastair Grant

Now you may be able to spend Christmas with your family and on the loose. His partner Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro should be particularly happy about that. She was devastated after the harsh verdict of the British judge. But also Becker’s ex, Lilly Becker and her kids He suffered a lot from prison, as revealed in interviews.

The conviction was the lowest point in Becker’s life. A stark contrast for the greatest German tennis player of all time. During her tennis career, she won a total of 49 singles tournaments, including six Grand Slam tournaments, and 15 doubles titles. Before being sentenced, he worked mainly as a businessman.

Boris BECKER, Germany, tennis, cheering from behind diagonally, full figure, fists raised, on his first Wimbledon win;  Qf.

Boris Becker has won Wimbledon three times. Image: picture-alliance / SVEN SIMON

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