Ronaldo gets 23-month prison sentence for Fraud case

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Ronaldo gets 23-month prison

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday got a 23-month prison sentence  tax fraud case.

Ronaldo who missed a second-half penalty kick during his side’s 3-0 victory over Chievo in the Serie A encounter on Monday night was convicted of evading payment of tax on image rights worth over £12m during his time at Real Madrid between 2011 and 2014.

According to Metro UK reports, Ronaldo pleaded guilty to avoid any jail time and is expected to pay around £16.5m to the court.

He arrived at the courthouse through the main entrance with his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez.

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Meanwhile Portuguese captain was denied special treatment by the judge, having requested to appear by video or enter the building by car.

The 33-year-old acknowledged his guilt and left court within a matter of minutes.

Ronaldo will hope to lead Juventus to victory when they tackle Lazio on Sunday.



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