Former Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro under investigation for tax evasion

BY foxsports • October 22, 2014

World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro is under investigation over a suspected major tax fraud, Italian police have confirmed.

Cannavaro has had assets worth 900,000 euros seized in connection with a probe into a luxury boat rental business that he ran with his wife.

Revenue authorities in Naples are investigating the period 2005-2010 and the prosecutor confirmed the case is "in relation to a massive tax fraud put in place by the 'Fd Service srl', a luxury boat charter company that the former footballer and his wife Daniela Arenoso operated."

The 41-year-old centre-back captained Italy to glory at World Cup 2006 - winning the FIFA World Player of the Year the same year - and enjoyed spells at Inter, Juventus and Real Madrid.

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