Cristiano Ronaldo is Found Guilty in Tax Fraud. Cristiano Ronaldo, the star player of Spanish football club Real Madrid has accepted a two-year prison sentence and a fine of 18.8 million euros on Friday after being found guilty of fraud in tax paying with the Spanish government. Cristiano Ronaldo is Found Guilty in Tax Fraud after a long investigation.
According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Portuguese Captain is currently attending FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. He will not be locked in any jail right now. Because Spanish law permits that for the first offense, the punishment of fewer than two years can be served on probation.
Several footballers and former coaches also investigated:
Real Madrid’s former coach Jose Mourinho was also investigated by the authorities under the scrutiny and investigations. Marcelo, Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria, Alexis Sanchez, Javier Mascherano, Radmel Falco and Fabio Contrao also came under investigation by Tax Officials.
Messi and his father’s case:
In 2016, Argentina’s star player Lionel Messi and his father were also found guilty in a similar kind of case. They both were found guilty of fraud with officials for tax evasion of 4.1 million euros.
Ronaldo’s New Contract is Still Pending with Real Madrid:
Rumors of Ronaldo’s transfer arose after Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 to win the third Champions League trophy This year. The 33-year-old footballer has not yet signed a new contract with the club, but he said that his complaints are not related to the money.
Talking to the television network BIN Sports, Ronaldo expressed his views. H said, “in the next few days, I will answer those fans who have always been on my side. Being part of Real Madrid is really great.”