Internationally renowned Footballer Messi to escape jail time for tax evasion

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Last year, internationally famous Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi was found guilty of tax fraud and tax evasion. The charges were against Messi and his father, for tax evasion crimes totaling in excess of €4.1m owed to the Spanish government. Prosecutors in Spain have told the court that they will revoke his previous conviction of a 21 month prison sentence and will accept an increased fine as means of retribution.