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Real Madrid's Luka Modric could face five years in prison over alleged perjury

Real Madrid star Luka Modric could reportedly face five years in prison if found guilty of perjury.

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric could face a prison term if found guilty of perjury.

The 31-year-old is the subject of an investigation by Croatian authorities over his testimony during the tax fraud trial of his former Dinamo Zagreb manager Zdravko Mamic.

Mamic, along with his brother Zoran Mamic and two others, are accused of embezzling cash by taking cuts from the sales of players, sums that have amounted to more than €15m (£13.1m).

Prosecutors have claimed that Modric falsely stated that he signed an annex to his contract with Dinamo, which allowed him to pocket half of any future transfer fee, in July 2004.

The midfielder revealed this information during a tribunal on June 13, but he has been accused of providing the wrong date as prosecutors claim that the footballer penned the annex in 2008 after he left the club to join Tottenham Hotspur, reports BBC News.

Modric could face between six months and five years behind bars if found guilty of perjury.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona87102432122
2Valencia853021101118
3Real Madrid8521157817
4Atletico MadridAtletico8440135816
5Sevilla851294516
6Leganes842273414
7Real Sociedad84131917213
8Villarreal84131110113
9Real Betis84131717013
10Celta Vigo83231813511
11Athletic Bilbao8323109111
12Levante8242810-210
13Espanyol8233711-49
14Getafe822410918
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo8224916-78
16EibarEibar8215317-147
17GironaGirona8134713-66
18Las PalmasLas Palmas8206718-116
19AlavesAlaves8107312-93
20Malaga8017418-141
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