Lionel Messi⭐ and his father Jorge Messi were sentenced by the Spanish Court⚖ for 21 months after being found guilty in a tax fraud💶 case. They will also have to pay a fine totalling 💰€2 million. The player and his father were 😯accused of using tax havens in Belize and Uruguay to conceal😳 earnings from image rights. The authorities claimed that they 😕defrauded Spain of 😱€4.1million between 2007 and 2009. Messi and his father had paid made a🤔 voluntary €5million corrective payment in August 2013📅. However, both of them😟 are not expected to serve any jail⛓ term since prison terms under😒 2⃣ years can be served under probation in Spain.
Meanwhile, Messi's club FC Barcelona🔷 pledged their support🙌 to the star player. An official statement📄 released by the club read👉: "FC Barcelona gives all its support to Leo Messi and his father with relation to the sentence for tax evasion handed out by the Provincial Court in Barcelona today."
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