the President of The German Football association (DFB), Reinhard Grindel, to resign with immediate effect.
It informs the DFB on its website.
the Decision comes after the president in recent days has been accused of keeping an extra income hidden from the public.
on Friday last week, wrote Der Spiegel magazine that the Grindel as the chairman of the DFB's media company, had been paid 78.000 euro on top of its normal fees.
According to the magazine had Grindel't posted ekstraindkomsten forward for the public, which has given rise to criticism in the German fodboldmiljø.
the Federation's two vice presidents, Rainer Koch, and Reinhard Rauball, takes over temporarily the management until the general meeting in september.