Messi denies he and family are involved in money laundering

2013-12-20 13:36

Barcelona star Lionel Messi defended himself, his family and fellow players today against press reports linking charity football matches he played in to the alleged laundering of Colombian drug money.

Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported on Monday that the player’s father, Jorge Messi, is suspected of being involved in an operation to launder Colombian drug money through charity football matches featuring Messi and some of his Barcelona team-mates. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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