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Ronaldo accepts 19 million euros fine for tax fraud, avoids jail

MADRID: Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing a deal. Ronaldo, holding hands with his Spanish fiancee Georgina Rodriguez, came out of the courtroom smiling, pausing to sign autographs ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Messi surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Madrid

LONDON: Lionel Messi has admitted he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Real Madrid and join Juventus. Messi also believes the transfer will leave Madrid worse off and says Juve are now among the clear favourites to win this season’s Champions League. Ronaldo swapped Spain for Italy in ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo fined 3.2 million euro in tax evasion case

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million euros ($3.7 million) and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday. The 33 year old is accused of evading 5.7 million ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus for £88.3m

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo is set to join Juventus after the Italian club agreed on a €100m (£88.3m) fee for the Portuguese forward with Real Madrid. The 33-year-old looks all set to take on the Italian league after nine years at Real Madrid and the player and his agent, Jorge Mendes, ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes over $108 million per year

LISBON: Cristiano Ronaldo is the third highest-paid athlete – and second highest-paid soccer player – on earth. According to Forbes’ ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, the Portuguese striker earns approximately $61 million in salary and winnings and $47 million in endorsements each year, for a total ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes father for fourth time

MADRID: Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo  became a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina on Sunday. The beaming 32-year-old footballer posted a photo on Twitter of him with the baby’s mother and his oldest son in a hospital in ...

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Virat Charges an Astronomical Amount for Each Instagram Post

NEW DELHI: Indian captain Virat Kohli’s appeal as a bankable brand has been on the upswing ever since he became the first citizen of Indian cricket, taking over captaincy in all formats from MS Dhoni at the beginning of the year. Kohli is also one of the most followed athletes ...

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Kohli overtakes Messi in Forbes list of most valuable athletes

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli has shot past Barcelona star Lionel Messi in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable athletes. According to Forbes, the 28-year-old cricketer is ranked seventh in the list with a brand value of $14.5 million, which puts him ahead of Messi who is at ninth ...

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