Requirement of five years in prison against Xabi Alonso due to tax evasion

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The Spanish officer of justice on Wednesday to five years ‘ imprisonment required against Xabi Alonso. The ex-footballer would tax evaded by income from the portrait rights to conceal.

In addition to the prison sentence, claims the officer of justice a fine of 4 million euros for Alonso, who from 2009 to 2014 for Real Madrid and played soccer. From 2010 to 2012 had Alonso 2 million euros to give for her portrait to the Spanish state, as stated in the indictment of justice.

Against Ivan Zaldua Azcuenaga, the financial advisor of Alonso, is the same punishment demanded.

In Spain, in the past, several professional footballers and coaches indicted for tax fraud. This involves, among others, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, José Mourinho, Javier Mascherano, Angel di Maria and Samuel Eto’o.

Messi (21 months) Di Maria (16 months) and Mascherano (12 months) were actually convicted. Because persons with a clean criminal record and a prison sentence of two years or less do not have to sit, they disappeared not behind bars. The punishment for those of a conditional nature.

With a conviction of 5 years imprisonment would Alonso be in jail. The 36-year-old Spaniard gave a rather innocent and the charges to fight.


Alonso put at the end of last a point behind his career. The midfielder played for Real Sociedad, Eibar, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

He played 114 international matches for Spain and the 2010 world champion and 2008 and 2012 European champion with the national team.


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