Neymar Sues Brazil Federal Government for Confidential Leak

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to recently released Brazilian Federal Court documents, international Brazilian football (soccer) superstar Neymar has brought a lawsuit against the Brazilian federal government alleging that it leaked confidential details to the media related to an earlier tax evasion case involving the star forward and his family.

Neymar filed the complaint in May after it was revealed in March that he'd been ordered to pay over US$50 million in fines and back-taxes covering 2012 to 2014 in relation to his failure to report earnings from his contracts with

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