Ronaldo: I’d like to go back to England

Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his desire to return to England during his declaration at his alleged tax evasion court case, video footage has confirmed.

The footage, from the Portuguese player’s trial on 31 July, reveals the 32-year-old told judge Monica Gomez Ferrer he wanted to return to the country due to his fiscal issues.

“I never had any problems in England, which is why… no, I'm going to say it…I would like to go back to England,” Ronaldo said, via quotes translated by Diario AS from Portuguese outlet Correio da manha.

The former Manchester United player is facing charges from Spanish prosecutors for an alleged €14.7m of tax evasion, but he has so far denied all charges.

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