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Lionel Messi In Court

Lionel Messi In Court

The soccer star Lionel Messi is testifying in Barcelona over tax fraud charges. he and his father are accused by Spain's tax office of defrauding the government of $4.7 million between 2007 and 2009. The prosecutor's office says they hid revenue using shell companies in Uruguay, Belize, Switzerland and the UK. They face up to 22 months in Jail if found guilty. Messi and his father deny the charges. The Argentinian born soccer player is one of the world's highest earning athletes. 


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