"The best thing for the club and the player would have been to accept the ruling and move on. But this campaign is destroying the educational work that must be carried out to make citizens
conscientious of their fiscal responsibilities."
-- Carlos Cruzado
, the president of Spain's tax collectors union Gestha, joining widespread criticism of Barcelona for its campaign
to support Lionel Messi
after a court found the Argentine forward and his father guilty of tax fraud. (AP