Spanish giants, Real Madrid, have on Wednesday said they have confidence in the star player, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo, just like Lionel Messi was accused by Spanish tax authorities of tax fraud (€14 million) and will likely appear in court soon.
The player’s club, in a statement on the website, has come out to say that the player has fulfilled all “his fiscal obligations”.
They further stated that Ronaldo has shown a clear resolve to fulfil all his tax obligations.
The statement reads, “Real Madrid C.F. have full confidence in our player Cristiano Ronaldo, who we understand has acted in accordance with the legality regarding of his fiscal obligations.
“Since his arrival at Real Madrid C.F in July 2009, Cristiano Ronaldo has always shown a clear will to fulfil all his tax obligations.
“Real Madrid C.F are absolutely convinced that our player, Cristiano Ronaldo, will prove his total innocence in this process.
“Real Madrid C.F hope that justice is done as quickly as possible so that his innocence can be proven as soon as possible.”