Fabrizio Corona, one of Italyu2019s most famous paparazzi photographers, has handed himself in to police in Portugal, according to an Italian newspaper, citing sources close to the investigation.

Corona was on the run from authorities in Italy after he faced a blackmail conviction over potentially humiliating photos of international footballer David Trezeguet.

Corona was arrested in Lisbon, Portugal, reports Italian newspaper Gazetta del Sud.

As we reported yesterday, a European arrest warrant was issued for the celebrity photographer who went missing when he visited a gym, despite his movements being monitored by police.

He vanished a few hours before his conviction was announced by an Italian court.

Corona was accused of demanding money from the footballer.