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Cristiano Ronaldo claimed a ‘transparent moral sense’ the the face of rape allegations towards him. (AP: Luca Bruno)
Cristiano Ronaldo has denied an accusation of rape towards him, pronouncing he has a “transparent moral sense” as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation.
The 33-year-old Juventus and Portugal famous person has been accused by means of Kathryn Mayorga, who says he raped her in a Las Vegas lodge in 2009.
The Portugal and Juventus famous person launched a remark on Wednesday by means of his control corporate and on Twitter in each Portuguese and English, pronouncing “rape is an abominable crime that is going towards the whole lot that I’m and imagine in”.
Cristiano tweet: I firmly deny the accusations being issued towards me. Rape is an abominable crime that is going towards the whole lot that I’m and imagine in.
Cristiano tweet: My transparent mindful will thereby permit me to wait for with tranquillity the result of any and all investigations.
Ms Mayorga’s civil lawsuit, filed in state courtroom in Las Vegas, alleges Ronaldo raped the then-24-year-old in his penthouse suite at a Las Vegas lodge.
The lawsuit seeks greater than $US200,000 ($281,548) in damages, naming Ronaldo and an unnamed group of fixers as defendants.
The fixers, described as “private recognition coverage experts”, have been allegedly employed to impede a police legal investigation and convince Ms Mayorga to take $US375,000 ($526,000) to stay quiet.
The lawsuit makes 11 accusations towards Ronaldo or the ones running for him, together with conspiracy, defamation, abusing a prone particular person, battery, infliction of emotional misery, coercion and fraud, racketeering and conspiracy, breach of contract, abuse of procedure and negligence for permitting main points of the confidential agreement to change into public.
Ms Mayorga’s attorney, Larissa Drohobyczer mentioned on Tuesday that Ms Mayorga, now 34, used to be “emotionally fragile” and agreed to an out-of-court monetary agreement 9 years in the past as a result of she by no means sought after her title made public.
Ronaldo threatens to sue German mag
Attorneys for Ronaldo, some of the global’s best-known athletes have threatened to sue German mag Der Spiegel for publishing “blatantly unlawful” accusations by means of Ms Mayorga.
Der Spiegel’s deputy editor-in-chief, Alfred Weinzierl, mentioned the mag had labored professionally and stood by means of its tale, which it mentioned used to be allowed beneath Germany’s press rules.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police showed an incident record with the quantity indexed in Ms Mayorga’s lawsuit used to be filed at the night time of the alleged assault, and mentioned the case used to be reopened ultimate month.
A Las Vegas police spokesman mentioned that since the investigation used to be ongoing, the dept would no longer liberate a police record Ms Mayorga filed the day of the alleged assault.
The lawsuit mentioned Ms Mayorga additionally went to a clinic, the place a sexual attack scientific exam used to be carried out.
On the other hand, she refused to inform police the positioning of the alleged assault or to spot a suspect instead of to mention he used to be a Ecu football participant, the police spokesman mentioned.
Ronaldo has been named participant of the yr 5 occasions and transferred to Juventus from Actual Madrid this summer time for 100 million euros ($161 million).