Neymar faces five-year jail-term request in corruption and fraud trial

Photo: Getty Images

Neymar Jr. will be standing in the trial next week on fraud and corruption charge

Photo: Getty Images

over his transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013 and the complainant

Photo: Getty Images

Brazilian investment firm DIS, said on Thursday it was demanding a five-year jail term.

Photo: Getty Images

Along with the Brazilian the people who will be standing in the trials are 

Photo: Getty Images

his parents, Former president of Barcelona Josep Maria Bartomeu and ex-Santos president Odilio Rodrigues.

Photo: Getty Images

The case stems from a complaint by DIS, argues that it lost out on its rightful cut from the transfer because the true value of the deal was understated.

Photo: Getty Images

Neymar has denied the allegations but lost an appeal in Spain’s High Court in 2017, which paved the way for the trial.

Photo: Getty Images