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Lionel Messi summoned to court

June 20, 2013
By Associated Press
BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi and his father were ordered by a Spanish court on Thursday to appear for questioning in September as part of an investigation into tax fraud allegations.

A court in the Mediterranean coastal town of Gava near Barcelona accepted a state prosecutor's complaint alleging that Messi and father Jorge defrauded the Spanish tax office of 4 million euros ($5.3 million).

The Barcelona and Argentina star and his father will appear before judge ...

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