Madrid court accuse Cristiano Ronaldo of €14.7 million tax evasion, footballer could be sent to jail
First it was Neymar, then Lionel Messi, now it’s reigning World footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo! -The Real Madrid and Portugal ace has been accused by courts in Madrid, Spain of evading tax up to the tune of €14.7 million between 2011 and 2014.
Ronaldo, 32, who just welcomed new twins and is Forbes highest earning sportsman for the second year in a row has been charged with four crimes against the public treasury.
”Ronaldo, a four-time Ballon d’Or winner, had used a business structure created in 2010 to hide the revenue generated by his image rights from the Spanish treasury, a voluntary and conscious breach.”