Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to a monsterboete of 18.8 million euros and a suspended prison sentence of two years. That writes the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Friday afternoon. The superstar of Real Madrid was prosecuted by Spanish court for tax evasion.
The plaintiffs claim that Ronaldo between 2011 and 2014 four times the taxes ontdook, good for almost fifteen million euro. In July of last year, the Portuguese for the court in Madrid. “I always pay what I must pay, I do it the right way and I will continue to do so,” he declared then.
Earlier this year, presented Ronaldo’s lawyers reached a settlement of € 3.8 million, plus a confession of the offence, in exchange for the dropping of criminal proceedings. The Spanish Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria (AEAT) be the proposal flatly. Now there would be a deal for an amount that is five times as high.
The conditional sentence, that Cristiano Ronaldo, is converted into an effective penalty if he is in the future guilty to a similar offence.
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For Ronaldo it will still be a care less. At this time, he sits with the national team European champion in Portugal in Russia for the world cup. The five-time Golden Ball has never been a factor in a world cup and would like to change that. Friday night is the big favourite Spain the first opponent for CR7 and co.