NewsEx Liverpool Midfielder Xabi Alonso Faces Jail Term Published 9 months agoon March 21, 2018By GoalBall Xabi Alonso is faced with a possible 5-year jail sentence over alleged tax fraud. The provincial prosecutor’s office of Madrid announced in a statement that it is seeking a conviction against the former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder for alleged offences between 2010 & 2012.The 36-year-old ex-Spain international who retired at the end of last season, is accused of defrauding authorities of over 2million euros in unpaid tax.The prosecutor’s office said together with his financial advisor Ivan Zaldua Azcuenaga, and Ignasi Maestre Casanova, the administrator of his shell company, Alonso is also facing a 4million euros fine.The case was initially dismissed, but was reopened earlier this year. Alonso has denied any misconduct. “The Economic Crimes section of the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Madrid is seeking five years in prison for former soccer player Xabier Alonso Olano for the commission of three crimes against the Public Treasury during fiscal years 2010, 2011 and 2012.“The representative of the Public Ministry claims the same penalty for the tax advisor Ivan Zaldua Azcuenaga and for the administrator of the company Kardazli Comercio Servicos de Consultoria e Investimentos LDA. Ignasi Maestre Casanova.“Each of them, in addition, requires payment of a fine of 4 million euros and in concept of civil liability asks them to pay jointly 2,032,845 euros to the Tax Agency, that is, the amount total of the economic damage caused to the Tax Administration, plus the interest generated,” the statement released to Press Association Sport said.Alonso is the latest high-profile football personality to have been targeted by the tax office in Spain. Jose Mourinho, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo all had being subjected to investigations over the last 12 months by the same tax office. More Topics:newsXabi Alonso Advertisement What Others Are Reading Why I Want Simeon Nwankwo to play against Seychelles – Rohr Barcelona want Liverpool star as Lionel Messi successor Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals reasons for Real Madrid exit Seychelles AFCON Qualifier: Rohr drops Salisu Yusuf over Bribery Scandal Rohr names 24-man squad for AFCON Seychelles qualifier, Kelechi Nwakali Called Up Cristiano Ronaldo Reveals Favourite Goal Ever Scored by Him Advertisement LatestPopularVideos Leagues and Cups10 hours agoSuper Eagles defender Stephen Eze stirs Lokomotiv Plodiv To First Win News10 hours agoMourinho Claims Manchester United’s Problem Started With David Moyes Premier League10 hours ago“Sell Iwobi to Ipswich” – frustrated Arsenal fans react to 3-2 loss News12 hours agoOgenyi Onazi Reiterates ‘Commitment To Playing’ For Nigeria Leagues and Cups13 hours agoLaLiga 2: Uzoho Helps Elche To their First Win In Seven Games Premier League20 hours agoLiverpool vs Manchester United: Salah Threatens Mourinho News12 hours agoOgenyi Onazi Reiterates ‘Commitment To Playing’ For Nigeria News20 hours agoYakubu Ayegbeni Buys Wife Range Rover SUV [PHOTOS] Leagues and Cups13 hours agoLaLiga 2: Uzoho Helps Elche To their First Win In Seven Games Premier League14 hours agoSouthampton End Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run Ends With 3-2 Loss Premier League14 hours agoSouthampton End Arsenal’s Unbeaten Run Ends With 3-2 Loss News2 days agoModric Slams Ronaldo And Messi for snubbing Ballon D’Or 2018 Ceremony News2 days agoSalah Wins BBC African Footballer Of The Year Award Again Women's World Cup2 days agoFrance Women’s World Cup: NFF Secure Austria Camp For Falcons Leagues and Cups3 days agoAfrica U-20 Cup of Nations: Flying Eagles Drawn Against South Africa Advertisement My Tweets Want to Buy Cheap Data Bundle, Buy Cheap Airtime, Send Bulk SMS, Pay Cable TV Subscription, Transfer Money, Print Recharge PIN, or Convert Airtime To Data? >> >> CLICK HERE to get started!