Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably one of the best Footballers that the world have ever seen who has performed consistently throughout his career. Since his introduction to Real Madrid, Ronaldo has achieved new heights and has taken his team to several victories. Real Madrid compensates his efforts with millions of Euros every year, making him one of the highest earning athlete in the world.
However, Cristiano Ronaldo has been been subjected to many controversies in recent years and one such controversy was highlighted earlier this year. He was accused of evasion of tax amounting to a humongous 150 million Euros.
While answering the allegations by Spanish Tax Authorities, Cristiano Ronaldo’s representatives have released his 2015 income documentation that has revealed the ‘Most Bankable Player in the World’ bagging a tempting 227.3 million Euros.
Out of the 227.3 million Euros, he earned only 23.5 million in Spain and Ronaldo’s lawyers have rubbished the claims of Spanish Tax Authorities through this revelation.
Before the release of these documents, Cristiano Ronaldo ignored every question regarding the allegation and he once said “You believe I am worried? He who owes nothing fears nothing.”
Real Madrid has stood up for Cristiano Ronaldo and the scenario was nothing new this time. The Club came to defend its most successful forward’s and said that Cristiano Ronaldo’s bond with the club remains unchallenged and the player will soon prove all the allegations baseless.
All’s Well That Ends Well!!
However, the 227.3 million Euros income in 2015 has definitely made him the highest paid athlete in the World and the player has dodged another allegation successfully.
8 December 2016