Breaking News: Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, of Juventus will not face sexual assault charges in the US.
Kathryn Mayorga, 34, had alleged that the Juventus player raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.
She reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement with the Portuguese star in 2010, but sought to reopen the case in 2018 after she claimed to have been inspired by the #MeToo movement.
Cristiano Ronaldo has. It denied meeting the lady and having sexual relations but he vehemently denied the allegations of rape.
In August 2018, Las Vegas police investigated the alleged crime again at the request of the victim.
And released the statement: “Based upon a review of information at this time, the allegations of sexual assault against Cristiano Ronaldo cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. Therefore, no charges will be forthcoming.”
In an article in Der Spiegal, A German newspaper who broke the story, it was said that ‘in 2010, she reached an out-of-court settlement with Ronaldo involving a $375,000 (£288,000) payment for agreeing never to go public with the allegations.’
At the time, Ronaldo was playing for Manchester United, and about to join Real Madrid, where he spent the next nine years and last July moved to Juventus.