The lawyer for the current best player in the world, according to the publication, made maneuvers not to pay taxes and hide 2.5 million euros (about R $ 17 million)
The striker Robert Lewandowski, do Bayern Munchen, it would have neglected to pay taxes until 2016 on advertising earnings. The crime would have been committed in Poland, where he was born, and also in Germany, as published on Thursday, 4, the German magazine “Der Spiegel”. Best player in the world of 2020, according to Fifa, the striker resorted to what the media outlet points out as “dubious tricks”, after analyzing hundreds of documents.
Lewandowski’s lawyer and childhood friend, Kamil Gorzelnik, opted for a type of legal formula for the company that received the image rights of the player, which, due to loopholes in Polish legislation, left room for maneuver for “fiscal creativity”. “There are risks, but you have to risk something to be successful,” wrote the lawyer to the attacker’s aide, Cezary Kucharski, in an e-mail message obtained by “Der Spiegel”.
Gorzelnik, according to the publication, made maneuvers not to pay taxes and hide 2.5 million euros (about R $ 17 million) from the company, in order to declare revenue loss. “Thanks to Kamil, I avoided paying taxes”, he even sent Lewandowski to Kucharski, in another email to which the publication had access. A spokeswoman for the striker told the magazine that the Polish athlete has always remained within the law and that he is fully cooperating with the German and Polish recipes.
* With information from EFE Agency