Neymar and Barça to stand trial for fraud and corruption

Spain's High Court rejects appeal to have charges dropped

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The case alleges concelament of `part of the transfer fee when Neymar came to Barca in 2013 Photo EPA

Barcelona forward and Brazil international Neymar has lost his appeal and will stand trial on corruption charges.

On Monday, Spain’s High Court issued a statement confirming that “Santos FC, Barcelona FC, Neymar, his mother Nadine Goncalves and N&N, the family company, have lost their appeals to have charges of fraud and corruption dropped.” The court ruling cannot be appealed.

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