Paris Saint-Germain ahead Angel Di Maria has been given a suspended one-year penal complex sentence and fined £1.76m for tax fraud in Spain.
Di Maria admitted two counts of tax fraud totalling £1.16m right through his 4-year spell with actual Madrid between 2010 and 2014, related to his image rights.
The 29-yr-previous made a care for Spanish tax authorities to steer clear of a trial, with every of the 2 counts coming with a six-month sentence.
but he’ll almost in no way spend any time in the back of bars as sentences of underneath two years in Spain are suspended offering the convicted particular person has no legal document.
Di Maria left Madrid in August 2014 and signed a five-yr maintain Manchester United after a £fifty nine.7m deal used to be agreed.
He would most effective play for one season at old Trafford prior to moving on to PSG in the summertime of 2015.
Former real group-mate Cristiano Ronaldo is predicted to testify in his tax case on July 31 and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has defended his tax history in Spain after allegations of fraud in opposition to him.