Di Maria admits of tax fraud may face upto one year in jail
PSG star Angel Di Maria has admitted to two counts of tax fraud during his time with Real Madrid and has been handed a one-year suspended prison.
The former Manchester United star who spent 4 years at Real Madrid, from 2010 to 2014, has reportedly been found to have defrauded the Spanish government of £1.14million.
The Argentine international has admitted to two separate counts of fraud which each carry a six-month sentence. However, it’s highly unlikely that the 29-year old PSG winger will spend a second behind the bars as under Spanish law, first offence for non-violent crimes carrying a sentence of less than 2 years can be served under probation.
It is believed that Di Maria avoided paying tax by transferring his image rights to an offshore company Sunpex Corporation Inc., based in Panama.