Real Madrid and Brazilian defender, Marcelo Vieira, has admitted to tax fraud at a Madrid court on Tuesday.
The Los Blancos player is to pay almost half a million euros in unpaid taxes — just under 500,000 euros to Spain’s inland revenue after admitting to tax fraud at the Spanish capital.
Marcelo joins growing list of footballers whom have admitted to tax evasion. A list which includes Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao etc.
The Brazilian international is to pay 490,917.70 euros in unpaid income tax from the 2013 Spanish financial year, after appearing in a hearing that was reported to have lasted 10-minutes.