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Barcelona Footballer Lionel Messi and Father Get 21-Month Sentences on Tax Charges

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Barcelona Court handed Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and his father, 21-month sentence for tax evasion, according to a statement from the court. However, they are unlikely to actually go to jail. Messi and his father Jorge Horacio Messi are accused of covering up €4.1 million tax in 2007, 2008 and 2009. In accordance with Spanish law, if a suspect was sentenced to less than two years, they can...

Footballer Lionel Messi in Controversial with His Trick Penalty Kick

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Lionel Messi drew worldwide attention with trick penalty kick and he took off with Barcelona team-mate Luis Suarez in the final round of the Spanish league. Messi took the spot-kick on Sunday, but instead blow, he simply rolled the ball into the side for Suarez, who rushed into the outside of the box easily put it score past the Celta Vigo goalkeeper. The game divided opinion, seen as part of the...