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Thursday 8 December 2016

Send Messi to jail for 22 months, demands Spain's state attorney

Lionel Messi has been cleared of wrongdoing
Lionel Messi has been cleared of wrongdoing

Spain's state attorney has demanded a 22-month jail sentence for Barcelona FC soccer player Lionel Messi in a tax fraud case, court documents showed on Thursday.

Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have been ordered to appear in court on charges of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities of more than €4m.

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