Sunday, 17 Feb 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo has received a two-year prison sentence


Cristiano Ronaldo  Cristiano Ronaldo -  After pleading guilty to tax evasion in Spain,Cristiano Ronaldo has received a two-year prison sentence and a fine of nearly €19 million (£17m).

From the information, known that the 33-year-old was charged with four counts of tax fraud committed between 2011 and 2014 which amounted to €14.7m (£13m). 

But, Ronaldo will not serve any time in prison as he has pleaded guilty to the charges but will pay back the full amount of tax, plus interest, to the Spanish treasury. 

As we know, last year, Ronaldo denied any wrongdoing following an investigation by the Spanish authorities.

‘I have never hidden anything, and never tried to avoid taxes,’ Ronaldo told Spanish judge Monica Gomez during a closed-door hearing last July.

The Spanish tax agency has now given their approval to the agreement reached between Ronaldo, the prosecutor’s office and the state attorney. 

Ronaldo is currently on holiday following Portugal’s World Cup campaign.





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