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Messi to appeal guilty tax fraud ruling

2016-07-06 21:04
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Lionel Messi (Getty Images)

Barcelona - Barcelona star Lionel Messi will appeal a Spanish court decision that sentenced him to 21 months jail for tax fraud and slapped them with a fine of 3.7 million ($4.1 million) on Wednesday.

The Argentine's lawyers feel an appeal would eventually succeed in persuading the court that Messi and his father have behaved correctly, the players representatives told AFP.

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