>> He's one of the world's highest paid footballers, and now Spain's prosecutor's office is asking where some of Cristiano Ronaldo's millions came from. Accusing the Real Madrid player in a lawsuit on Tuesday of defrauding Spanish authorities of nearly 15 million euros over four years. Alleging Ronaldo knowingly used business structure to hide his income in Spain from his image rights, announcing in a statement that involved a voluntary failure to comply with the country's tax obligations.
The accusation's based on a report from Spain's tax agency. Ronaldo, who is from Portugal, became a Spanish tax resident in 2010, and in November 2011 opted to follow the tax regime that applies to foreigners working in the country.