Lionel Messi handed jail term in Spain for tax fraud
They also face millions of euros in fines for using tax havens in Belize and Uruguay used to conceal earnings from image rights.
However, they are likely to avoid jail.
Under the Spanish system, prison terms under two years can be served under probation.
The footballer and his father were found guilty of three counts of tax fraud in Wednesday's ruling by the court in Barcelona.
During the trial, Lionel Messi claimed he "knew nothing" about the management of his financial affairs, saying he was "playing football".