He made a deal with the investigation, for which he received a 60 percent discount on payment of debt
– The defender of Madrid football club real Madrid Brazilian Marcelo pleaded guilty in the case about evasion from payment of taxes in Spain and sentenced to four months prison term of probation, reports Mundo Deportivo.
The player has not paid taxes in the amount of 753 thousand euros 624,9. However, thanks to his cooperation with the investigation the player will pay only 40% of this amount, namely EUR 196 thousand 367,08
Marcelo performs in the “Real world” since 2007. Since then, he in the “real” four times won the Spanish League and the UEFA Champions League, three times – Spanish super Cup, UEFA super Cup and club world Cup twice, the Spanish Cup.
The trend, however
Marcelo is not the only accused in the tax evasion people associated with Spanish football.
In September of this year a one-year suspended sentence he received head coach of English “Manchester United” Jose Mourinho. 55-year-old Portuguese in writing admitted that as coach of real Madrid between 2010 and 2013, had paid about 3.3 million euros of taxes on rights of way.
In March this year the court demanded five years in prison for the former midfielder of the Spanish team, real Madrid, Bayern Munich, English “Liverpool” and some other clubs Xabi Alonso.
As reported, the Spanish tax authorities have revealed a number of violations of the tax code on the part of the sportsman: the footballer had used a dummy company for use of marketing rights. It was noted that the Spaniard faces up to eight years in prison and a fine of up to 8 million euros.
In February a court in Spain has sentenced the striker of English football club “Manchester United” Alexis Sanchez to 16 months in prison for tax fraud. The player is accused of being a player in 2012-2013, concealed proceeds from the sale of the rights to your image.
However, in a prison Alexis Sanchez to be: he agreed to pay a tax of 1 million euros.
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo as player of real Madrid, in June received a two-year prison sentence for tax evasion.
33-year-old Portuguese was accused of concealing from the IRS approximately 14.7 million euros. He faces up to five years in prison.
Ronaldo insisted that he had not broken the law and tried to evade taxes.
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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