Barcelona threw their support behind Lionel Messi on Thursday, insisting they had no doubt that the superstar was innocent of tax avoidance.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi, on the pitch at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on November 17, 2012. The Argentinian's spotless image as the world's greatest footballer and a humble man has taken a stunning blow with accusations that he cheated on his taxes.
"We are all calm," Barcelona president Sandro Rosell told a news conference in this northeastern city.
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