Messi’s legal and fiscal council Angel Juarez has stressed the Barcelona star has not been notified that a complaint has been filed over his alleged tax fraud, and added that the attacker’s lawyers are ready for a potential legal battle with the Spanish tax authorities.
Under Spanish law, Messi could face a maximum penalty of six years in prison if found guilty.
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