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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes First-Ever Billionaire Footballer

Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has become the very first football player to reach billionaire status, but after winning several accolades in his time this one’s unlikely to slow the 35-year-old down or see his standards slip on the pitch. Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes First-Ever Billionaire Footballer

PLANE CARRYING BRAZILIAN SOCCER TEAM CRASHES IN ONE OF THE WORST SPORTS TRAGEDIES OF ALL TIME

A plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, along with team staff and journalists, to Colombia for the final of the Copa Sudamericana crashed late Monday, killing more than 70 people and leaving only six survivors. The crash came just minutes before the plane would have reached it destination in Medellin, where it was to play the first leg of a home-and-home with Atletico Nacional.

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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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