MADRID -- Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric appeared in court on Tuesday in a tax fraud case.
Officials said Modric was in court for about 10 minutes along with his wife and lawyer. The player's wife, Vadja, is also being accused of tax irregularities.
Spanish prosecutors have accused the Croatian midfielder of defrauding tax authorities of €870,728 in 2013 and 2014.
Local newspaper El Mundo said Modric has already paid nearly €1 million to tax authorities to try to reach a settlement...