Barcelona - Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi on Friday appeared in court to
answer charges of evading €4.16 million in taxes in a case that stunned
the sporting world, Supersport.com reports.
Dressed in a dark jacket and white shirt, the 26-year-old Argentine
international made no comment before or after the closed-door hearing at
a court in Gava, the coastal suburb of Barcelona where he lives.
Testimony by the four-time winner of the Fifa World Player of the Year
award revealed his desire to resolve the matter, Messi's lawyer,
Cristobal Martel, told reporters after the hearing.
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