Lionel Messi ‘given 21-month jail term’ in Spain

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36NG-Residents-Of-Argentina-Banned-From-Naming-Their-Children-“Messi”-01Lionel Messi has been handed a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, according to reports in the Spanish media and relayed by BBC News.

Messi’s father, Jorge, has also received the same sentence.

However, according to Spanish newspaper AS, Messi will not serve any time behind bars as the sentence is under 24 months.

Messi has also been fined two million euros after being found guilty of three tax crimes.

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Lionel Messi ‘given 21-month jail term’ in Spain – BBC News

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi is sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud, Spanish media say.

 The Barcelona superstar, who recently announced his international retirement, told a Spanish court that he had no knowledge of doing any wrongdoing.

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Lucky he got a suspended sentence!

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Ah guess for this act his reputation will be stained…