Samuel Eto’o, head of the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot), is accused of not having paid his taxes, which amount to a total of about €3.8m, between 2006 and 2009. And including penalties, the sum actually reaches €8m.
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Portuguese soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo, was fined about 19 million Euros (16.6 million Pounds) for tax fraud on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost €19 million ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain.
A source with knowledge of the deal confirmed on Thursday the agreement will be finalised in the coming days.
The prosecutor said in a statement Alonso is accused of defrauding the Spanish state some 2 million euros between 2010 and 2012.
The Spanish media reported Ronaldo offered a “blank cheque” to the Treasury in the wake of the organisation seeking an eight year jail term for former Real Madrid player, Xabi Alonso, for an alleged fraud of around eight million euros.
According to reports in EFE and El Pais, the ex-Cameroon international and his former adviser Josep Maria Mesalles are accused of defrauding the state of €3.8million from 2006 to 2009, during his five-year stay at Barcelona
The Arsenal star, who started in Tuesday night’s 3-2 Champions League win against Ludogorets, is alleged to have defrauded the Spanish Treasury in 2012 and 2013
Messi had the charges dropped against him earlier this week after prosecutors claimed that the footballer had no knowledge of the fraud allegedly being carried out
The 25-year-old Argentine, who has four times been named World Player
of the Year, and his father are accused of defrauding the Spanish
authorities of more than 4m euros (£3.4 million)