Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, tax fraud
Cristiano Ronaldo.Reuters

A lawsuit has been filed against Cristiano Ronaldo over tax fraud in Spain.

Spain's prosecutor's office reportedly filed the suit on Tuesday for evading tax to the tune of 14.7 million Euros between 2011-2014.

As per, Ronaldo had evaded €1,393,906.83 in 2011, €1,665,304.09 in 2012, €3,201,266.93 in 2013 and €8,508,419.55 in 2014.

Cristiano is said to have hidden his income from image rights.

Cristiano lines his pockets from his contract with Real Madrid and also through major sponsorship deals. Major brands sign him up to endorse their products.

Cristiano also has his own brand CR7, which promotes sportswear, footwear among others.

Real Madrid and Portugal superstar was at the top of the Forbes recently released a list of highest-paid athletes in the world.