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Cristiano Ronaldo Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud | Gets 2-year Suspended Sentence & $21 Million Fine

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MADRID, SPAIN – JANUARY 22: Cristiano Ronaldo arrives with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez to attend a court hearing for tax evasion at Audiencia Provincial on January 22, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by fotopress/GC Images)

Today 33-year-old Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo appeared in court for his Tax Fraud case and he pled guilty to the charges.

He attended the hearing with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and they were all smiles as they held hands and walked into the Court.

According to reports, Cristiano Ronaldo pled guilty to tax fraud after being accused of using a shell company to hide income generated by his image rights over the course of about three years, during his days at Real Madrid.

While he will not have to go to prison, he has been fined nearly $21.6 million and he was also given a two-year suspended sentence.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/fotopress/GC Images

2 Comments

  1. lorenz

    January 23, 2019 at 7:46 am

    It makes no sense to put him in prison and spend money on him when he can pay $21 million. Dear God, may I have the ability to pay a $21 million fine and still smile about it.

    • Beht why

      January 23, 2019 at 3:51 pm

      Is this a legit prayer point?

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