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Real Madrid head coach Ancelotti faces almost five years in prison: what he is accused of

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 7, 2024

 Real Madrid head coach Ancelotti faces almost five years in prison: what he is accused of

The 64-year-old Italian is suspected of tax fraud.

The Madrid prosecutor's office demands four years and nine months in prison for the head coach of Real Madrid Carlo Ancelotti.

This is reported by ESPN with reference to a statement from the prosecutor's office.

64-year-old Ancelotti is accused of tax fraud, which concerns his income from image rights in the period from 2014 to 2015 in the amount of more than one million euros.

According to the prosecutor's office, the Italian did not declare income from the use of his image rights that he transferred to other persons. Representatives of the Los Blancos coach refused to comment on the situation.

Ancelotti will lead Real Madrid for the second time in 2021. From that moment on, he won the Champions League, the Spanish Championship, the Spanish Cup, the Spanish Super Cup (twice), the UEFA Super Cup, and the Club World Cup with the team. Late last year Carlosigned a new contractwith the “Royal Club”, valid until June 30, 2026.

During the first period at the head of Madrid (2013-2015), Ancelotti also triumphed in the Spanish Cup, Champions League, Super Cup UEFA and at the Club World Cup.

Note that Ancelotti is one of the most successful coaches in the world. He is the only coach who has won all the top 5 European championships, and also triumphed in the Champions League four times.

Real Madrid (66 points) is now leading in La Liga, 7 points ahead of Girona of the Ukrainians Artem Dovbik and Viktor Tsygankov.

On Wednesday, March 6, Ancelotti’s team will play the return match of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League with the German “RB Leipzig” on their field. In the first match, Lunin's saves helped Real to win over the Bulls with a score of 1:0.

It was previously reported that Real midfielder Jude Bellingham was disqualified following the scandalous match with Valencia in the 27th round of the Spanish Championship.

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