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Football: Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo


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Football: Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo

Spain’s prosecutor’s office has said it filed a lawsuit against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for allegedly defrauding Spanish authorities of 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014.

In a statement, the office said Ronaldo had knowingly used a ‘business structure’ to hide his income in Spain from his image rights.

The lawsuit is based on a report sent to the prosecutor’s office from the Spanish tax agency AEAT.

This is a developing story, more details to follow.