Former World Player of Year
Luis Figo has been ordered to pay around 2.4 million euros in
income tax to the Spanish government from his time as a
Barcelona player, the country's supreme court ruled on
The former Portugal international had appealed against a
2008 demand from the Spanish tax authorities which claimed
monies due from 1997 to 1999 relating to his image rights when
he was a player at the Nou Camp.
The midfielder played for Barcelona between 1995 and 2000,
winning two league titles and the European Cup Winners' Cup,
before making a record-breaking and highly controversial move to
their bitter rivals Real Madrid.
As Real's first big-money 'Galactico' signing he helped them
win two league titles and the 2002 Champions League.
He moved to Italy in 2005 with Inter Milan where he won
another four league titles before retiring in 2009.
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