Ronaldo's agent publishes player's tax document in Spain

ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 04, 2016 02:13 PM
Ronaldo's agent publishes player's tax document in Spain
FILE - In this April 5, 2015, file photo, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a goal during a La Liga soccer match against Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. A group of European media outlets on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, published what it claims are details of tax arrangements made by several top soccer players and coaches, including Ronaldo, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's agent has released a document that allegedly shows the player is in compliance with Spain's tax authority.

The document published by company Gestifute, ran by Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes, allegedly shows that Spanish fiscal authorities certify that the player is "up to date on his oblifations."

The document's release comes a day after European media outlets released what it claimed were details of apparent tax arrangements made by top soccer players and coaches, including Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho and Mesut Ozil.

Gestifute said Saturday "Ronaldo has always acted in good faith in this matter, as the fact that he has never been involved in any conflict with tax authorities from any country where he has lived clearly shows."

Gestifute also published a similar document in Mourinho's name on Friday.

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