Sports:-Luka Modric pays £880,000 to avoid being sentenced to jail


Luka Modric has reportedly paid £880,000 for him to avoid going to jail – The Real Madrid star was accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities – Modric was accused not to have paid tax on his image rights in 2013 and 2014 Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has reportedly paid the sum of £880,000 to Spanish tax authorities for him not to be sentenced to prison. The 32-year-old Croatian international was due in court today, January 9 to receive his sentence after being accused of two counts of tax fraud over his image rights which date back to 2013 and 2014. But according to the report by El Mundo, the former Tottenham star accepted the punishment and voluntarily offered to pay back the money before his court date.
Luka Modric left Premier League club Tottenham in 2011 when current Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho took the Croatian to the Bernabeu. He has won the Champions League on three occasions, La Liga twice, the Fifa Club World Cup and Uefa Super Cup three times each, the Copa del Rey the Spanish Super Cup twice at Real Madrid.


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