Alleged tax evasion : Ronaldo appears in Spanish court

Image result for Alleged tax evasion : Ronaldo appears in Spanish courtCristiano Ronaldo has appeared in a Spanish court amid allegations he evaded millions in tax.

Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo of evading 17.3 million dollars in tax since 2010.

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The Real Madrid star has previously denied the allegation, saying his conscience is clear.

The 32-year-old is the latest in a string of footballers to be pursued by the Spanish tax authorities.

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi was handed a 21-month prison sentence after being found guilty of the same charge last year.

Earlier this month, the court ruled he could pay 295,000 dollars in place of jail time.

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