Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP

Lionel Messi to stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud

Judge rejects a request to clear the Barcelona player of wrongdoing and decides to charge him and his father, Jorge Messi, saying there is enough evidence of crimes committed

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi to stand trial on tax fraud charges in Spain. A date for the trial has not yet been set. Photo: AFP
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