Eto''o given suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain
Mesalles was handed a one-year prison sentence.The 41-year-old Etoo played for Barcelona from 2004-09, helping it win two Champions League titles and three Spanish league trophies.He retired as a player a few years ago and is currently the president of the Cameroonian football federation.
In an agreement with tax authorities, Eto'o received a 22-month prison sentence and will repay nearly 4 million euros ($4.2 million) in taxes owed. He avoided serving time because in Spain sentences shorter than two years can be suspended for first-time offenders.
He retired as a player a few years ago and is currently the president of the Cameroonian football federation.
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