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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax fraud charges

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax fraud charges Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax fraud charges
Vera Richards | 01 August, 2017, 23:38

The session with the investigating judge is closed to the public.

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Messi was accused of evading €4.1m in tax, €10.6m less than Ronaldo.

The 32-year-old entered the court through an underground garage in a vehicle with tainted windows in other to avoid the dozens of pressmen and their cameras gathered outside.

The Real Madrid and Portugal forward spent 90 minutes in court being questioned by judge Mónica Ferrer Gómez over allegations that between 2011 and 2014 he defrauded the Spanish treasury of €14.7m in taxes.

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And finally, they accuse him of "voluntarily" refusing to include 28.4m euros in income linked to the sale of his image rights for the 2015 to 2020 period to a Spanish company.

The Real Madrid goal machine appeared in court outside Madrid Monday morning, following allegations that he has evaded $17.3 million in tax since 2010. Possibly PSG-bound Brazilian Neymar was cleared of fraud but still faces a corruption charge in relation to his move to Barcelona from Santos in 2013, while Croatian Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is now under investigation for perjury.

However, with the complaint Ronaldo is facing, much greater than Messi's, there have been suggestions he faces as much as seven years behind bars. "The lawyers who were recommended to me by Manchester United created it in 2004, long before I thought of coming to live in Spain".

Not only did the 18-year-old help his side in the domestic league, he also played a key role in Leonardo Jardim's side reaching the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League, where they were only just bettered by Juventus. Mourinho, now coach of Manchester United, has yet to be summoned for questioning and through his agent has denied any wrongdoing. They have both paid additional fines in exchange for their 21-month jail sentences to be suspended.

It is alleged by prosecutors that the Real Madrid forward has evaded £13.1million since 2010. That is where cases are heard if the defendant faces a prison sentence of more than two years.

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