June 20, 2017 / 10:50 AM / 5 months ago

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

MADRID (Reuters) - Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will testify on July 31 in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities, court officials said on Tuesday.

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The Spanish prosecutor says the Real Madrid forward knowingly used a business structure to hide his image rights income in Spain between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo has denied the charges.

Reporting by Paul Day, writing by Julien Toyer

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