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Lionel Messi Sentenced to 21 Months

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. After the Argentinian soccer star was found guilty of 3 counts of tax fraud. His father Jorge also received the same sentence for the same crimes. Under Spanish law, prison sentences of less than 2 years can be served under probation which means they're unlikely to go to jail. The Barcelona striker has also been ordered to pay a fine of $2.21 million.