Juventus ahead Cristiano Ronaldo and former Real Madrid team-mate Xabi Alonso are set to look in courtroom in Madrid on Tuesday on separate tax-evasion expenses.
Ronaldo is expected to plead responsible after he reportedly agreed to a £16.4m fine and a suspended jail time period to settle the fees.
Alonso is about to look before the courtroom for the first time charged with defrauding tax authorities of 2m euros.
He denies any wrongdoing.
Ronaldo and Alonso are amongst a number of footballers in Spain – including Barcelona ahead Lionel Messi and Real Madrid defender Marcelo. – to have been accused of tax evasion referring to non-declaration of earnings from picture rights.
Portugal worldwide Ronaldo, who’s expected to play for Juventus against Chievo on Monday, was accused of attempting to cover cash linked to picture rights made between 2011 and 2014 totalling £13m
He provided to pay £12m in June 2017 however the government rejected the provide, El Mundo newspaper reported.
In the case of Alonso, who retired in 2017 after a profession including spells at Liverpool and Bayern Munich in addition to a World Cup win with Spain in 2010, prosecutors are searching for a five-year jail time period.