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Barcelona star Javier Mascherano sentenced for tax fraud, jail term unlikely

Barcelona star Javier Mascherano sentenced for tax fraud, jail term unlikely - originally posted on Barcelona’s Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano has been sentenced to one year in prison for not properly paying taxes in Spain but is unlikely to serve any jail time. Mascherano failed to pay nearly €1.5m in taxes during 2011 and 2012, and was convicted of concealing...
Via Soccerlens
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Javier Mascherano avoids prison, accepts suspended sentence for tax fraud

Barcelona and Argentina’s Javier Mascherano accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 816,000 euros ($891,000) before a judge on Thursday for committing tax fraud of 1.5 million euros. The plea, agreed between the former Liverpool midfielder’s lawyers and the public prosecutor in December, was formally processed in a hearing that lasted barely 10 minutes. In...
Via World Soccer Talk
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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...
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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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Barca receive injury boost as Mascherano escapes serious injury

Barcelona has confirmed Javier Mascherano did not suffer damage to his thigh muscle during Saturday's Clasico win.The Argentina international collided with James Rodriguez in the first half of Barca's 4-0 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu and had to be replaced by Jeremy Mathieu after 27 minutes.Mascherano remains a doubt to face Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday and Real...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  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

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

After Javier Mascherano Collision, FIFA Must Take Head Injuries More Seriously

Argentina defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano suffered a significant concussion in Wednesday night’s World Cup semi-final against Netherlands after clashing heads with Georginio Wijnaldum. Seconds after the collision, Mascherano stumbled in a daze, and looked like he was going to fall head first on to the grass, before he turned and fell down. It appeared for a second that...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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