Barcelona Defender Javier Masherano Was sentenced to 1 year In prison at the Court of barcelona on thursday.
- The Barcelona defender admitted two counts of tax evasion totaling £1.1m
- He admitted the offences last year and paid back the amount with interest.
- and fined €815,000 (£625,000) for two tax offences.
In Spain people handed sentences of less than two years are not normally required to serve their sentence, unless they are being punished for violent crime, if they agree to a fine.
Unlikely for him his lawyer David Aineto requested the prison sentence to be substituted for the fine, which he is yet to pay.
The Argentine Exhibited similar act last year, and was made to pay with interest, Unlikely for him,he wont be serving the sentence and has agreed to go with the fine.
he took to his twitter Handle and wrote
“All my career I have been an honest and responsible person… I will take this experience that has accosted me as another experience which I will leave stronger and calmed by the fact that I am once again within the law.”