– A court in Spain find’s Messi and his father guilty of tax invasion
– Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months behind bars
– Lionel Messi and his father do not have any criminal record
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud, but won’t spent any time behind bars.

The Messis were found to have evaded tax on Lionel’s image rights, owing more than €4m in back payments, and the Court of Catalonia has sentenced the pair to just under two years in prison.