Ron­aldo in court

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MADRID: World foot­baller of the year Cris­tiano Ron­aldo was due to ap­pear in a court to­day near Madrid to face ac­cu­sa­tions that he avoided pay­ing mil­lions in tax to Span­ish au­thor­i­ties.

State prose­cu­tors al­lege that Ron­aldo si­phoned money, earned from pic­ture rights, past Span­ish au­thor­i­ties be­tween 2011 and 2014. His lawyers have re­jected the ac­cu­sa­tion, while the player says he has a clear con­science.

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