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Neymar Found Guilty of Tax Evasion and Ordered to Pay More Than $52 Million

So this is absolutely insane.

Barcelona star Neymar was reportedly found guilty of tax evasion by the Federal Revenue court in Brazil this week and ordered to pay back taxes, interest, and other penalties. And while he’s hardly the first professional athlete to get hit with a massive tax bill, Neymar’s debt is unbelievably large. It totals about 188.8 million Brazilian reales, which works out to more than $52 million. In case you didn’t catch that, we said $52 MILLION.

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Lionel Messi Devastates Bayern Munich, Reminds Everyone That Barcelona is Center of the Footballing Universe

The first leg of Barcelona and Bayern Munich’s Champions Leaguesemifinal was moving along at a frenetic pace for the first hour-plus, but Barcelona, growing frustrated with every denial from German keeper/human Groot Manuel Neuer, began to look beleaguered and bitchy. Neymar took a dive in the Munich penalty box in the 77th minute, both sides moaned about it, and then Lionel Messi showed up and made everyone shut the hell up to look at him.

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