This morning, I was greeted on my laptop with two words: Draft Day? It seems that my brother is eager to get our fantasy football season going. He’s got a point since the National Football League (NFL) officially kicked off its season last night. (A petty sister might note that his Patriots lost to her…
Manchester United was missing Alexis Sánchez at the start of its US tour. The forward was reportedly denied access to the United States due to a tax fraud conviction.
Exactly how big a bite does the tax man take from players? Depending on the country, top tax rates can range from 13% to over 50%. Here’s a glimpse at the top tax rates for each of the countries in the Round of 16.
On June 14, 2018, soccer’s World Cup, kicked off. With 32 teams each boasting a squad of 23 players, there are more than 700 players making an appearance. Of those, here are eight soccer players in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia who have been caught up in tax scandals.
The world’s highest paid athlete, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been accused of tax evasion. The Real Madrid super star reeled in $93 million last year, putting him ahead of basketball giant LeBron James and La Liga rival, Lionel Messi.
The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi’s appeal, confirming his conviction on tax fraud charges. His prison sentence will stand.