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'Missed another penalty': Twitter showed no mercy to Lionel Messi after tax fraud verdict

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in jail and fined 2 million Euros for his involvement in three tax crimes. Twitter decided to take the recently international football retiree's case with some choice wisecracks.

You can bet Lionel Messi feels a lot better about his penalty miss now.

It's not been a good month for the ex-Argentina captain. First another Copa America final loss to Chile and now officially being convicted as a tax fraud.

England striker and commentator Gary Linekar sums up the feeling of all tax invaders around the world.

A new career mode maybe?

It would have been surprising if Twitter did not find a way to involve Cristiano Ronaldo into this 'Messi' affair

Arsenal fans, look away. Jack Wilshere not spared on a day where Oscar Pistorius and Lionel Messi are sentenced to prison.

This tweeter highlights the pointlessness of Lionel Messi not having a criminal record despite being convicted on tax fraud.

Meanwhile in the latest episode of Orange Is the New Black...

People trolling Cristiano Ronaldo showed absolutely no chill to the Portugal captain

Updated Date: Jul 06, 2016 17:58 PM

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