Barcelona’s Argentine star has to pay € 5 million from irregularities on filling in some documents seized during 2006-2009.
Even if money is not a problem for Lionel Messi, the Argentina football player cheated the Spanish state with a significant amount of money. Following investigation by Spanish authorities concluded that the Barcelona player ‘hidden’ aver € 4 million between 2006 and 2009.
Fraud made by Messi with his father were penalized by the Spanish court, and the exact amount that they will have to pay in account of the Spanish State is € 5,016,542.27.
“We have our lawyers and our wealth managers to take care of that and we trust them and they will sort this out,” Messi said at the beginning of this summer.
“The truth is that I don’t have a clue about all this and that is why we have people taking care of it.”
Leo Messi’s income is approximately € 40 million per year, including here money he earns from FC Barcelona and from advertising. This amount puts him in 10th place among the athletes in Forbes top.