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Monday, 31 July 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court on tax charges.









Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared at a Spanish court where he was facing allegations he evaded millions in tax.

Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world's highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($17.3m; £13.1m) in tax.

He had been expected to make a statement after the pre-trial hearing, but left without saying a word.

The Real Madrid star, 32, has previously denied the allegations, saying his "conscience is clear". Ronaldo, 32, is the latest in a string of footballers to be pursued by the Spanish tax authorities.





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