Report: Javier Mascherano Likely To Avoid Prison After Tax Fraud Conviction

Javier Mascherano appears to have narrowly avoided a prison sentence, which likely would have derailed his career and FC Barcelona’s pursuit of glory. Mascherano and Spanish tax authorities reached plea bargain Thursday, in which the Barcelona star is likely to avoid going to prison following his conviction on tax fraud charges, according to The Associated Press. Mascherano accepted...
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Mascherano expected to avoid jail time in tax case

MADRID (AP) Although he is not expected to serve any time in jail, Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has been handed a one-year prison sentence for not properly paying taxes in Spain. Mascherano was also fined nearly 800,000 euros (about $850,000) on Thursday and has been prevented from receiving any tax benefits for a year. The prison sentence is expected to be replaced by...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano sentenced to a year in prison for tax fraud

Barcelona defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano has been hit with a massive 815,000 euros fine and sentenced to a year in prison after admitting to tax fraud according to Mascherano, 31, previously admitted two counts of fraud after failing to declare 1.5 million euros in earnings in 2011 and 2012. While stating he didn’t claim the taxes due to a lack of understanding...
Via The Comeback
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Barcelona's Mascherano banned for two games, can face Real Madrid

MADRID --Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano will be able to face Real Madrid in the Spanish league next month after being handed only a two-game suspension for complaining to a linesman.Mascherano will miss league games against Getafe and Villarreal but will be back in time for the match against the rival on Nov. 21 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.The league did not give Mascherano...
Via Associated Press
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Barcelona's 'legal and moral duty' to appeal Mascherano red

Barcelona will appeal against the red card shown to Javier Mascherano in Sunday's victory over Eibar.The defensive midfielder was shown a red card in the 83rd minute of Barca's 3-1 win and could be handed a four-match ban.According to referee Carlos del Cerro Grande, Mascherano was sent off for insulting an assistant referee with an Argentinian expression.Barca vice-president Jordi...
Via FOX Sports
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Barcelona's Mascherano hit with tax fraud charges

Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano faces tax fraud charges after Spain's authorities filed a complaint against him. The Superior Court of Justice in Cataluna confirmed Tuesday morning that the Argentina international faces counts of defrauding the Spanish tax authorities. However, a Spanish judge has yet to rule on whether or not the 31-year-old Mascherano's case will go to trial...
Via FOX Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Javier Mascherano: Chelsea striker target is one of the best in the world

Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano says Chelsea target Radamel Falcao is one of the best strikers in the world. The former Atletico Madrid and Manchester United man is one of Chelsea's main targets ahead of next month's transfer window and the 31-year-old believes that the Colombian will soon rediscover the same form that made him one […]
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mascherano to sign new Barcelona deal later this month

Javier Mascherano is set to sign a new contract which will keep him at Barcelona until 2018. The Argentina international agreed a new deal with the Catalan giants before he travelled to play for his nation at the World Cup in Brazil earlier this summer. "FC Barcelona have announced that Javier Mascherano will sign an improved and extended contract on Tuesday August 26 that will...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Argentina's Javier Mascherano says he tore his anus on tackle

Argentina defender Javier Mascherano laid it all on the line for his country on Wednesday. No, I mean he really, really went all out. Mascherano may have saved the game with a tremendous tackle on Netherlands forward Arjen Robben in the 90th minute to keep the score 0-0. And you know what else happened? He […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Javier Mascherano’s Head Collision Looked Like A Concussion

Javier Mascherano's head collision during the Argentina-Netherlands game looked like a concussion.
Via Gamedayr
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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