Brazil's forward Neymar (L) kicks the ball marked by Peru's midfielder Joel Sanchez during their 2015 Copa America football championship match in Temuco, Chile, on June 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / RODRIGO BUENDIA
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A Spanish court Wednesday launched a fraud investigation against Barcelona striker Neymar, a judicial source said, dragging the Brazilian star into a case in which the club's president faces trial.It is alleged the overall fee was split between a number of different contracts between Barcelona, Santos and Neymar himself.In doing so, Barcelona stand accused of defrauding the Spanish taxman of 12.7 million euros.Prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence of two years and three months for Bartomeu and seven years for Rosell, as well as a 22.2 million euro fine for the club.
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