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Lionel Messi In Tax Court: I Played Football And Trusted My Father by Footyfanz: 6:12pm On Jun 02, 2016
Barcelona star Lionel Messi denied having knowledge of the tax issues that led to fraud charges against him, saying on Thursday he signed documents without reading them because he trusted his father and the advisers responsible for managing his finances.

Witnesses called to testify on the second day of his trial said that Messi had little knowledge of the corporate structures that authorities say were created to lower the player's tax burden in Spain. They said that although he signed documents, it was his father who was actually responsible for the player's businesses off the field.

Messi's lawyer had previously said the strategy is "counter-attack" in the Barcelona and Argentina forward's trial.

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Re: Lionel Messi In Tax Court: I Played Football And Trusted My Father by 201320142015ob(m): 6:23pm On Jun 02, 2016
Yeh, his dad handle all his image right income... He just put his signature on the paper, also there is 0 possibility that he will end up in prison coz Spanish law states pardon for a crime if is the 1st time committed by the person. If he is found guilty he will just have to pay up

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