Real Madrid Football Club said on Wednesday that they believe in the total innocence our player Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese forward is facing charges set by the Spanish prosecution service of tax avoidance to the value of 14.7 million euros.

The club said in a statement that Real Madrid C. F. displays its full confidence in our player Cristiano Ronaldo, which we believe has acted in accordance with the legality in meeting their tax obligations.

The club state that Ronaldo will be able to demonstrate his innocence in the matter.

A prosecutor made the charge on Tuesday to Ronaldo for evasion of taxes between 2011 and 2014. He said that the player used a facade in the Virgin Islands to hide the true amount of his income from the use of their image, among other illegal means to reduce their taxes.

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The agent of Ronaldo denies ever having committed a crime.