Ancelotti, the thunderbolt!


By: Manu Tournoux

The Spanish tax authorities are attacking Carlo Ancelotti and demanding four years and nine months in prison against the Real Madrid coach. He allegedly hid more than a million euros during his first visit to the Spanish capital.

It’s Carlo Ancelotti’s turn. After José Mourinho, Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo, it is the turn of the Italian coach of Real Madrid to be worried by the Spanish tax authorities. According to Marca,e Madrid’s provincial prosecutor’s office is seeking four years and nine months in prison against Ancelotti for defrauding the Public Treasury for an amount of 1,062,079 euros during the 2014 and 2015 financial years.

Concretely, Ancelotti is accused of having concealed the income corresponding to the exploitation of his image rights which he had transferred to other entities. However, “Carletto” was then a tax resident in Spain, even in the year 2025. Because even if he left Real on May 25 of this year, he continued to rent a house in Madrid until October, this who does what Spain was his main center of personal relations and economic interests.”

His future at Real called into question?

For his image rights, Ancelotti would have receivedbear to what is described as a network ” complex ” And ” confusing “ trusts and offshore companies, entities “devoid of real activity”. A way of evading the Spanish tax authorities which can be compared to optimization, but which could be considered as fraud by the Spanish justice system. Which would then earn Ancelotti a heavy sentence.

Still according to Marca, the income from the transfer of image rights represented for Ancelotti income amounting to 1,249,590 euros in 2014 and 2,959,768 in 2015, sums on which the Italian would not have paid any tax, even though he should have paid the 1,062,079 euros mentioned above. It now remains to be seen whether this affair, revealed on a Champions League match day, could call into question his future at the head of Real Madrid.

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