According to the Italian prosecutor’s office, Cristiano Ronaldo and other players such as Giorgio Chiellini, Paulo Dybala and Dejan Kulusevski, received salaries with different values.
After losing 15 points in the A series due to tax fraud in Italy, the Juventus You can see how the case has more aspects, but this time involving more than 20 players. One of them, Cristiano Ronaldowho is currently a member of the Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia, and who can be suspended for up to 30 days, this according to the British newspaper The mirror.
According to the Italian prosecutor’s office, Cristiano Ronaldo and other players like Giorgio Chiellini, Paulo Dybala and Dejan Kulusevski, they received salaries with different values than those declared by the Italian club in 2020 at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
At that time, the ‘juve‘ agreed a salary reduction with the players and their coaching staff. The athletes accepted the deal to avoid collecting taxes.
However, after the Italian daily Corriere della Sera revealed a “secret letter” with some documents about the case, it was found that the values were not published in the balance sheet of the Vecchia Signora.
Cristiano Ronaldo, for example, received almost 20 million euros, the equivalent of four months of his salary, at that time at the club. In addition to those already mentioned above, the former coach is also involved in the investigation Maurizio Sarrias well as the midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabiot.
If the punishment is confirmed, CR7 You can be suspended from soccer for up to 30 days.
The star has already had to serve two games of suspension for the Al Nassrwhich even prevented him from making his debut with the Saudi club earlier, after breaking the phone of a fan of the Everton before the game of Premier League.
understand the case
On November 28, the entire board of directors of the Juventus resigned after accusations of tax fraud and manipulation of financial statements. Among the names that came out were the president Andrea Agnelli and the idol Pavel Nedved.
Two days later, the newspaper to ball reported that an agreement with Cristiano Ronaldo It was the height of the internal crisis.
According to the Portuguese newspaper, the Guardia di Finanza, the Italian police specialized in the financial market, found documents signed by the Portuguese at the club’s offices in which Juve promised to pay the amount of the first four months of the contract during the pandemic. from Covid-19.
Officially, Juventus said that the players renounced receiving these amounts, but, according to the Gazzetta Dello Sport, payments were made “under the table”.
Recently, the club revealed that the 2021-22 season recorded record financial losses, with a negative debt of around 220 million euros. After discovering confidential documents involving Cristiano Ronaldothe Italian police accelerated the investigation of the club and, with evidence of manipulation in the financial statements, resulted in the departure of Laurence Debroux, Massimo Della Ragione, Kathryn Fink, Daniela Marilungo, Francesco Roncaglio, Giorgio Tacchia, Suzanne Heywood, in addition to Agnelli and Nedved.