BREAKING: Lionel Messi Has Received A '21 Month Jail Term' For Tax Charges

His father also received the same sentence.

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Barcelona footballer, Lionel Messi, has received a 21 month jail sentence along with his father for tax fraud.

It is estimated that both Messi and his dad defrauded the Spanish tax authorities of over €4.1m between 2007 - 2009.

 Messi and his father Jorge Horacio Messi could potentially avoid jail time if they agree to pay a sizeable fine. 

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Fiodhna Horan Murphy