One of football's most marketable stars - Cristiano Ronaldo, also known as 'CR7' - has appeared in court in Madrid on tax charges. Prosecutors accuse the star of evading 14.7 million euros in taxes - an accusation Ronaldo denies.
The Paradise Papers have once again highlighted how the world's wealthy elite skirt paying taxes, whether legally or illegally. DW takes a look at some of the the biggest tax-related data leaks in recent history.
A Spanish state prosecutor has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the country's tax office of millions of euros. The Portuguese star stands accused of using a shell company in the Caribbean to hide income.
After defending the Champions League with Real Madrid last season, Cristiano Ronaldo returns from a summer holiday to see his preseason delayed due to a court hearing over tax fraud.
According to a report in a Portuguese paper, Cristiano Ronaldo has informed Real Madrid of his desire to leave Spain. The Portuguese star has been accused of defrauding the Spanish tax office of over 14 million euros.
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