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.
Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish authorities to pay a fine for tax evasion, and accept a two-year jail term. However, he is extremely unlikely to serve any time in prison.
Inaki Urdangarin, husband of Spain's Princess Cristina, was handed a prison sentence for crimes including fraud and tax evasion. The princess had been acquitted of aiding Urdangarin.
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.
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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