Becker told his trial that his £38m career earnings had been swallowed up by an expensive divorce, child maintenance payments and “expensive lifestyle commitments”.

Becker ‘had it all and somehow began to think’ he was untouchable
After was declared bankrupt over an unpaid £3m loan in 2017, Southwark Crown Court heard he should have declared all assets to independent trustees who would distribute them to creditors.

However, the tennis legend had almost £1m in a business account used as a “piggy bank” for personal expenses.

Jurors heard that the pundit and coach quickly transferred around £350,000 to nine recipients.

Becker also failed to declare his share in a £1m property in his German hometown of Leimen, hid an 825,000 euro (almost £700,000) bank loan – worth £1.1m with interest – and concealed 75,000 shares in a tech company, which were valued at £66,000.

Becker was found guilty of four charges, including failing to disclose, concealing, and removing significant assets, under the Insolvency Act 1986.

A British Home Office spokesman said: “Any foreign national who is convicted of a crime and given a prison sentence is considered for deportation at the earliest opportunity.”