A Spanish court has sentenced Lionel Messi to 21 months in prison

According to the newspaper El Pais, the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced Lionel Messi to 21 months in prison for tax evasion. The prosecutor’s office accused the country’s football and his father Jorge Horacio Messi is that they last for three years from


2007 to 2009, did not pay taxes on profits. The amount owed is more than four million euros. But as it became known, in prison Messi will not go. According to the laws of Spain, the offender can not afford to serve their sentences in places not so remote, if it is his first offense and the sentence does not exceed two years. During the hearing, Lionel said that he personally never dealt with financial matters, according to him, for accounting traces of his own father.

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