10 Highest Income Tax States For 2016Maybe it pays not to play for FC Barcelona. Over the past years, what appears to be a disproportionate number of FC Barcelona soccer players have faced Spanish tax authorities to answer charges of tax fraud. That wasn't the case for Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso, however, who was given a pass when a Spanish judge dropped the tax fraud case against him. The case against Alonso began in 2015 and focused on 2010 through 2012 when Alonso was at Real Madrid. It's a curious departure from cases involving FC Barcelona players with similar circumstances.
January 12, 2017 03:39 UTC