Ronaldo Appears in Court Facing Tax Evasion Case

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Spain (July 31, 2017): CRISTIANO RONALDO appeared before a Spanish court, facing charges over a £13.1million unpaid tax bill.

The Real Madrid superstar is accused of failing to pay tax on image rights dating back to 2010 – but claimed he “would not be here” if he had a different name.

The 32-year-old has denied any wrongdoing and said his “conscience is clear.”

Ronaldo did not immediately speak to the media after a 90-minute session at a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, a wealthy suburb of Madrid.

But he later released a statement and claimed his innocence.

The Ballon d’Or holder said: “There has never been concealment in my statements nor the slightest intention to evade taxes.

“I believe in justice.”

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Originally Posted on Abbtak Tv

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