Former Chelsea striker sentenced to 22 months in prison over tax evasion in Spain 

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Former Chelsea striker sentenced to 22 months in prison over tax evasion in Spain 

Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o has received a 22-month suspended prison sentence by Spanish authorities after pleading guilty to tax evasion. The 41-year-old admitted defrauding the Spanish Public Treasury of €3.9m during his time at Barcelona between 2006 and 2009.  Eto'o has partially repaid the fee and been ordered to pay a further €1.8m (£1.6m) in fines after pleading guilty. The retired Cameroon international failed to pay tax on the income he received from the transfer of ...

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