Modric appears in Madrid court

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court regarding a tax fraud case dating back to irregularities between 2013 and 2014.

The Croatian midfielder and his wife Vadja stand accused of defrauding the Spanish state €870,728 while El Mundo report that whilst he denies any wrongdoing, he wishes to reach a settlement.

No further details have been released for public consumption due to the request of the courts and tax officials, continues the report.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo, Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria, Javier Mascherano, Radamel Falcao and Fabio Coentrao are other players who the Spanish tax authorities have taken to court regarding tax irregularities.

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