By the Blouin News Business staff

Monthly Archives: June 2013

Buy the player, sell the stock

by in Europe.
Ezequiel Garay
Moving markets: Ezequiel Garay. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images/Miguel Riopa

Managers, as professional soccer club coaches are called, have long learned to disregard fans’ perceptions of whether new players they buy for their teams are wastes of money or bargains. Investors may prove a different matter.

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Messi faces tax red card

by in Europe.
Messi of Argentina argues during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires
Lionel Messi of Argentina during a 2014 World Cup qualifier on June 7, 2013. Photo: Reuters

He might be able to dribble away at will from opponents’ on the soccer field but Lionel (Leo) Messi may find Spain’s tax authorities to be doughtier adversaries.

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