Index has learned that DAVORŠUKER has submitted a request that we pay him a sports pension for life.
His application was based on the bronze medal of athletes he won at the 1998 World Championships in France.
For the famous ex-football player who played in some of the biggest clubs in the world and is now known for being extravagant, Croatian citizens will pay 2,583 kuna a month.
The Central National Sports Office confirmed the index that the request for Shuk to recognize the right to a permanent monthly allowance (ie sports pension) was made in 2020.
The Sports Office told us: “According to the Sports Law, his compensation is 40% of the average net salary in the year before the right to permanent compensation.”
The SDP government introduced sports pensions through amendments to the Sports Law in 2013. These are not classic pensions, but colloquially called “pensions” and are officially reserved as permanent awards for “excellent sports”. The winners of the Olympics and world medals have their rights at the age of 45. Athletes’ lifetime benefits are neither part of the pension system nor paid by the Croatian Pension Insurance Association, and their recipients can still work and are not restricted by the usual retirement standards (age, years of service and salary). Therefore, based on his salary, years of service and paid dues, Shuke should also receive a regular pension. If he makes a difference and pays the dues to the state, he will provide his job and pay the pension. Money.
Therefore, while Croatia’s pension system is disintegrating, temporary subsidies for athletes have aroused criticism from citizens who fund them through taxation. Conducting a property census was considered an option, but it was later abandoned.
Davor Šuker did not want to reveal to us whether he was paid for working in HNS. The first man in Croatian football, member of the UEFA Executive Committee, former footballer of Osijek, Dynamo, Sevilla, Real Madrid, Arsenal, West Ham and Munich in 1860, he has served since 2012 Chairman of the Alliance. He also often lives in Las Vegas.
On the night before the 2010 HNS election, he suddenly returned to Croatian football as Zdravko Mamić’s ace in the battle with Igor Štimac. Mamić took his Bentley and took him to a hotel in Zagreb to hold the HNS presidential election. Suker is still in power today, and Mamic is the fugitive of the fugitive and was convicted of a serious robbery by Dinamo.
Shuk declared in 2015: “I work for Zero Guna, and I am a volunteer for the Croatian Football Association.” Two years later, the media revealed that the president was still an HNS employee with an annual salary of between 50,000 and 55,000. Information. Net kuna for one month.
HNS subsequently pointed out that personal contracts are subject to trade secrets and protected personal data, and they will not comment on them individually. We have asked Šuker several times whether he is a volunteer or an employee of HNS, but he has not answered Index’s inquiries for many years, and has prohibited our reporters from participating in national team games. Suker lost the lawsuit filed by Index reporters, and the Croatian Football Association compensated for the total loss of approximately 230,000 kuna.
Since 2016, Shuk has been on the stigmatized list of taxable debtors due to arrears of 5.9 million Iraqi dinars. After the SAT registered him in a luxury penthouse in Opatija and threatened to foreclose his mortgage, he finally paid off his debts in 2020. In the same year, he applied for us to pay him a sports pension.
Suker must pay the 6 million kuna to the state budget in accordance with the decision of the State Administration of Taxation, which shows that his reported income in 2015 did not exceed 12.8 million kuna.
That year, the Chairman of the National Security Agency lent Zdravko and Marija Mamic 12 million kuna to bail him from pre-trial detention. According to media reports, the State Administration of Taxation determined that Schuk’s income for the year was 600,000 Norwegian kroner.
It is interesting that Shuk tried to prove to the tax authorities the reason for the disputed amount of 12 million Iraqi dinars that he lent Mamic. He said that it was about the savings he earned as a professional football player, with the generous contract signed by the club he played for. Taxpayers don’t believe him because he stopped playing football more than 10 years ago and cannot be sure how much money he made during this time. He did not deposit the money in the bank, but Večernji wrote himself on the list, so he could not attach the bank statement as evidence.