The prosecution sends Neymar, Rosell and Bartomeu to trial and asks for prison sentences

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The trial will be held from October 17 in seven sessions, during a hearing during which the defendants risk prison sentences. They demand two years in prison for ‘Ney’ and seven for Rosell

The Public Prosecutor’s Office, in its provisional conclusions, requests two years in prison and a fine of ten million euros for the Brazilian

The Barcelona court will judge from October 17 to 31 the “case Neymar“, for which the Brazilian international, currently at Paris Saint-Germain, his parents and the former presidents of FC Barcelona will sit on the bench Joseph Maria Bartomeu there Sandro Rosell for irregularities in his signing in 2013.

As El País has advanced and judicial sources have informed Efe, the trial will be held from October 17 in seven sessions, in a hearing in which the defendants face prison sentences for two offenses of corruption between private individuals and fraud by simulated contract in the negotiations. which, between 2011 and 2013, resulted in the transfer of Neymar Al FC


The case began after a complaint from the investment fund DIS Esportes e Organizaço de Eventos LTDA, which held 40% of the federal rights to Neymar and that he felt cheated, in his opinion, by not having recovered all that he owed for the signing of the footballer at FC Barcelona when Rosell was president and Bartomeu vice-president.

The Federation of Professional Sports Associations of Brazil, which joins DIS in the private lawsuit, considers that their rights, consisting of a percentage of the transfer rights, were also violated by the defendants.

The prosecution, in its provisional conclusions, requires two years in prison and a fine of ten million euros for Neymarwho is currently a French PSG player, and five years in prison for Sandro Rosell. It also requires two years in prison for the father of Neymar and one for his mother, both as alleged perpetrators of corruption offenses in business, the same charged to the son, and a fine of 1.4 million euros for the family business N&N.

A Joseph Maria Bartomeuwho at the time of the events related to this case was vice-president of the Catalan club, is alone accused by DIS, which is asking for five years in prison for him.

The case handled by the Barcelona court is called ‘Neymar 2’, since ‘Neymar 1’ resulted in an agreement with the Barcelona court for which Barca paid 5.5 million euros and were found guilty of two tax offences, exonerating Rosell there Bartomeu of responsibilities.

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