Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Ronaldo mother caught with €45k in airport

 Dolores Aveiro, the mother of Real Madrid star Cristiano
Ronaldo, was stopped at Madrid’s Barajas Airport last
month and caught carrying an illegally large amount of cash
as she prepared to fly out of the country, the newspaper El
Mundo reported.
According to The Telegraph , 60-year-old Aveiro, who spends
long periods of time with her multimillionaire footballer son
in his luxury mansion outside Madrid, was held by border
police at Barajas after it was found that she had €55,000
(£40,000) in her hand luggage. Rules against money
laundering state that the maximum travellers are permitted
to take out of Spain without declaring the transfer is
Aveiro had not filled out a declaration form and, according
to the Spanish daily, was held by civil guard agents at the
airport for a few minutes while the excess amount of cash
was confiscated. She was then allowed to fly to Portugal
with €10,000 in her handbag.
Aveiro will now be fined at least €600 for the attempt to
illegally export cash. By paying the fine, she will be able to
collect the confiscated €45,000.
The celebrity pages in Spanish newspapers have in the past
week been showing photographs of Ronaldo relaxing on
board a yacht owned by British retail tycoon Sir Philip
Green. Having recently separated from the Russian model
Irina Shayk, Ronaldo has chosen to start his summer
holidays in the company of friends such as Miguel Paixao,
an old comrade from Sporting Lisbon’s junior ranks.
According to Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manhã,
Ronaldo and Shayk’s relationship was damaged beyond
repair last Christmas when they rowed over the player’s
The couple were holidaying in Dubai, but the footballer
wanted to travel to his home island of Madeira to surprise
Aveiro on her 60th birthday on 31 December.

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