Lionel Messi, father to be charged with tax fraud in Spain


Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates a goalFIFA World Player Lionel Messi and his father, Horacio, are to be charged with tax evasion, the Spanish public prosecutors’ office said on Wednesday.

The charges have been filed by prosecutor Raquel Amado in Gava, the seaside resort close to Barcelona where Messi lives.

Amado has charged that Messi and his father defrauded the tax office out of around four million euros (5.3 million dollars) between 2007 and 2009 in relation to the Barca idol’s image rights. 


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