According to Europa Press, Alexis Sanchez has admitted defrauding the Spanish taxman of €983,443 during his time at Barcelona and paid the owed cash in full.
The Chilean apparently used an offshore company called Numidia Trading to avoid payments due on image rights in 2012 and 2013. His agent had previously denied that Alexis had done anything wrong.
His admission of guilt, made via a video-link appearance this afternoon, and the decision to pay the fine means the striker will probably avoid a trial.
He may still have to pay a hefty fine and faces being handed a suspended prison sentence.
Someone get that man a coat. He may well want to hide for the evening.