NeymarBarcelona superstar Neymar has been cleared of any criminal charges in a long-running tax evasion case in Brazil according to a statement released by his father.

He was fined €56.7 million in the last year for failing to submit earnings from his contracts with Santos, Barcelona and his sponsors between 2011 and 2014.

“It is with great happiness that we received the news of the shelving of the Public Ministry’s case of tax evasion,” Neymar’s father wrote in a statement sent to Reuters.“The process is officially closed (and) that proves the legality of all our acts.”

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Neymar can now concentrate on his future at Barcelona amid serious interest from PSG now that the case is out of his way.

The PSG deal would shatter the world transfer record.

The French club is reportedly prepared to pay £196m and offer wages of £500,000-a-week over a six-year contract. The deal would cost the club as much as £450m in total.

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