Jail sentence for Barcelona star

Jail sentence for Barcelona star
Bressers Law

8/7/2016

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud.

His father, Jorge Messi, was also given a jail term for defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3.5m; $4.5m) between 2007 and 2009. However, neither man is expected to serve time in jail.

Barcelona based lawyer Martijn Bressers explains why.

(Photo; Lionel Messi in court, Credit; Getty Images)

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