Spanish prosecutors are accusing Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho of tax fraud, the second time in less than a week that country’s government has charged a soccer icon of not paying his taxes.
The Provincial Prosecutor’s Office of Madrid are looking into Mourinho’s time at Real Madrid, where he was a manager for four years from 2010–2013.
Authorities have filed the claim against Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud from 2011 and 2012, who say that he owes authorities $3.6 million.
Mourinho is accused of using a corporate structure “in order to make physically opaque benefits from their image rights.”
Last week, prosecutors filed a lawsuit against Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo accusing the soccer star of defrauding Spanish authorities of nearly $16.5 million in unpaid taxes over a three–year period
Ronaldo is set to testify in his tax fraud case on July 31.