Striker «Barcelona» and Brazilian national team Neymar gave evidence in the Supreme court of Spain on the case about his transfer from Santos to the Catalan club in 2013, reports the BBC.
Neymar answered the judge’s questions an hour and a half.
The player to the courthouse accompanied by his father, lawyers and advisers.
Barcelona said the transfer price Brazilian amounted to 57 million euros in 2013. According to the investigation, the Catalans paid no less than 83 million euros.
According to representatives of «Barcelona», 17 million Santos, 40 million parents of Neymar.
A few hours after Neymar gave evidence, the Prosecutor’s office of Brazil recommended the show to Neymar charges of fraud in connection with tax evasion. This charge is also associated with the transition of the Brazilian to Barcelona.
A plaintiff in the case is the Foundation of the DIS, who owned 40% of the rights to Neymar. The Fund considered that the amount of transfer was understated and accused the mother of Neymar Nadine Goncalves da Silva Santos. It owns a 50% stake in the company that received most of the amount for the transfer of a player.
According to official data, the transfer of Neymar cost Barcelona at 57.1 million euros, of which 17.1 million of which went to Santos, 40 the mother of a football player. According to the data published in the media, the actual amount of the transaction from 86 to 100 million euros.
The Spanish Prosecutor’s office believes that the money transfer has been understated, and it is a fraud to tax evasion. In the figures the sum of 13 million euros.
According to Spanish media, the office of public Prosecutor intends to demand for Rossel 7.5 years in prison, for Bartomeu is 2 years and three months. In addition, leaders Barcelona facing a large fine.