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    Sports Tax Fraud Trial: Messi Could be Jailed for 2 Years

    The public prosecutor has recommended Lionel Messi be acquitted following a four-day trial for tax fraud, but the government prosecutor has called for a prison sentence of 22 months and 15 days. The Barcelona star and his father, Jorge, have been charged with three counts of tax fraud worth...
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    Sports Tax Fraud Trial: Messi Arrives Court in Black Suit [SEE PHOTOS]

    Lionel Messi has arrived at a Barcelona court to take the stand for the first time at his tax fraud trial. The 28-year-old Barcelona forward wore a black suit and tie as he emerged from a van accompanied by his father Jorge Horacio Messi. They are accused of using a chain of fake companies...