Lionel Messi tax case

Messi lawyers deny settlement report

June 27, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi's lawyers have denied the claim of Catalan newspaper El Periodico that the Barcelona player and his father will pay €15 million to the Spanish taxman in order to avoid facing tax fraud charges in court.

Both Messis were due to appear at a court hearing in the town of Gava near Barcelona on September 17 in relation to claims the pair, and their financial advisors, had illegally re-routed image rights revenues through offshore tax havens from 2007 through to ...

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