“Mourinho announced the closure of a tax case against him

– Head coach of English football club “Manchester United” declared that the case of non-payment of taxes they closed after he has paid the relevant Commission, according to ESPN.

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“A few years ago I was told that the investigation is open and I need to pay a certain amount. I didn’t argue and paid, and then announced to me: case closed,” said Mourinho to reporters in Madrid after the court hearing on Friday.

Earlier in the day, it was reported that Mourinho, working at Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, had paid about 3.3 million euros of taxes on rights of way.

Mourinho is not the only accused in the tax evasion people associated with Spanish football. Currently, there are trials connected with striker “real” Cristiano Ronaldo. In June, Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Ronaldo: a player is accused of tax evasion for a total amount of 14.7 million euros. It was reported that the player was hiding the funds from the budget in the period from 2011 to 2014.

Earlier, the court in Spain was found guilty of tax evasion another leading player, acting in this country: Argentine striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi received a 21-month period. The same penalty was issued and the father of the player Horce Horacio Messi, is also held in the case, but the sentence was reduced to 15 months of imprisonment. However, soon after the court decided to replace the prison sentence with a monetary penalty.

It was noted that Messi and his father and so wouldn’t be in jail. According to Spanish law, the terms less than two years usually are served conventionally. In the end, after the verdict, the Argentinian continued to play football at a professional level.

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