Football star Ronaldo accused of rape
A woman has alleged footballer Cristiano Ronaldo raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for 375,000 US dollars. According to the lawsuit filed by the woman, she had asked the police last month to reopen the criminal case. In an Instagram video posted hours after the suit was filed, Ronaldo appeared to deny the allegations. According to the lawsuit, and confirmed by a police spokesman to the AP, the woman reported the attack to police the same day. The spokesman said she also asked for a “sexual assault test”, which was performed at the University Medical Center.