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

Lionel Messi
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...