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Messi: When Mascherano goes crazy, stay out of his way

Lionel Messi has revealed that it is best to avoid conversing with Barcelona and Argentina teammate Javier Mascherano on certain days. Mascherano has published a book, co-authored with Nicolas Miguelez, entitled The 15 Steps of Leadership, in which he talks about his career and motivations. The book's preface was penned by four-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi, who opened...
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2 days ago  |  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...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Spain’s latest tax fraud target: Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano

Madrid (AFP) – A charge on two counts of tax fraud was launched against Barcelona player Javier Mascherano by Spain’s public prosecution service, a court filing revealed on Monday. The Argentine is alleged to have failed to declare over 1.5 million euros ($1.7 million, £1.1 million) in 2011 and 2012 made through his image rights by ceding the rights to companies he owns in...
Via World Soccer Talk
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Spain investigates Alonso, Mascherano for alleged tax fraud

BARCELONA, Spain -- A Spanish state prosecutor is investigating midfielders Xabi Alonso and Javier Mascherano for alleged tax fraud. The investigation is looking into Alonso's taxes for 2010, when he played for Real Madrid before moving to his current club Bayern Munich in 2014. Mascherano, who has played for Barcelona since 2010, is being investigated for taxes paid for 2011 and...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Javier Mascherano all but confirms Pedro will leave Barcelona for Manchester United

Defender Javier Mascherano has all but confirmed that striker Pedro will leave Barcelona in the summer with the winger rumoured to be moving to Manchester United. The 28-year-old is expected to again struggle to secure a regular place in Luis Enrique's line-up. His £106m contract clause was lowered to a reported €22m at the start […]
August 07, 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

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