Jorge Horacio Messi
Messi deal 'signed' by agent, claims Bartomeu
Barcelona's under-fire president Josep Maria Bartomeu launched a counter-attack on his critics on Tuesday by insisting a four-year contract extension for Lionel Messi has been signed by the player's agent and father, Jorge Horacio Messi.
Messi: Spain's Supreme Court confirms 21-month jail sentence
Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal.
Messi to take stand at tax fraud trial in Spain
Argentina and Barcelona football star Lionel Messi, one of the world's highest-paid athletes, is due to take the stand Thursday for the first time at his tax fraud trial in Spain.