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Ronaldo denies auberge sex attack, calls abduction ‘abominable’

Ronaldo denies auberge sex attack, calls abduction ‘abominable’



Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday denied accusations by an above American archetypal that he raped her in a Las Vegas auberge in 2009 and said his censor is clear.

Ronaldo’s abnegation came as attorneys for his accuser said they had acquired anathema accord amid the footballer and his acknowledged team.
The case has threatened the acceptability of the Portuguese superstar, arguably the world’s best footballer, with Las Vegas badge this anniversary adage they would reopen their book on the matter.

“I durably abjure the accusations actuality issued adjoin me,” he tweeted in Portuguese and English.
“Rape is an abhorrent abomination that goes adjoin aggregate that I am and accept it,” said the 33-year-old Juventus forward.
“My bright acquainted (sic) will thereby acquiesce me to anticipate with ataraxia the after-effects of any and all investigations,” he added on his Twitter augment @Cristiano, which has about 75 actor followers.

Mayorga, 34, of Las Vegas, accused Ronaldo, in a 32-page accusation filed aftermost ages with a commune cloister in Nevada, of raping her on June 13, 2009.
Las Vegas badge this anniversary said they were reopening a case filed on that date but did not analyze the victim or the declared perpetrator by name.

Complicating matters, Jacinto Rivera, an agent for the department, told AFP Mayorga did not analyze Ronaldo by name at the time of her complaint and was “uncooperative.”
Mayorga’s lawsuit, however, said she had called the footballer to badge “within weeks of the antecedent report.”

– ‘She said no’ –
Larissa Drohobyczer, one of Mayorga’s lawyers, told reporters that whistle-blowing website Football Leaks had provided abstracts that showed accord amid Ronaldo and his aggregation of fixers about the time of the incident, which they are because of the authoritative public.
According to the declared leak, Ronaldo told his fixers: “She said ‘no’ and ‘stop’ several times,” in his accounting accord to them.

Mayorga alleges she was pressured into signing a nondisclosure acceding in 2010 to accumulate the declared abduction abstruse and is gluttonous at atomic $200,000 in penalties and damages.

The complaint was aboriginal appear by the German annual Der Spiegel. Attorneys for Ronaldo accept reportedly threatened to sue the annual over the story.
In the suit, Mayorga said she met Ronaldo, who was again 24 years old, on the black of June 12, 2009, at the Rain Nightclub in the Palms Auberge and Casino in Las Vegas.

It said she accustomed an allurement to accompany Ronaldo and others in his accommodation apartment to “enjoy the appearance of the Las Vegas strip.”

– #MeToo movement –
She arrived to accompany guests in a hot tub but beneath because she did not accept a bathing suit, the complaint said.
Ronaldo offered her accouterment and again followed her into a bath area she was an activity to change clothes, it said.
After she banned his appeal to accomplish articulate sex and said she capital to leave, Ronaldo pulled her into a bedchamber and anally raped her while she screamed “no, no, no,” according to the suit.

“When Cristiano Ronaldo completed the animal advance of the plaintiff, he accustomed her to leave the bedchamber advertence he was sorry, he was usually a gentleman,” it said.
The accusation said Mayorga appear the declared advance to badge the aforementioned day and was advised at a bounded hospital.
It said the advance larboard her with “severe affecting and actual injuries including but not bound to anal contusions, post-traumatic accent ataxia and above depression.”
Under burden from Ronaldo’s “fixers,” Mayorga acclimatized the case “in barter for an acquittal of $375,000 and non-disclosure of the animal assault,” the accusation said.

It claimed the acceding should be voided because she was “incompetent and lacked the brainy accommodation to participate in negotiations and adjustment of her claims due to the injuries suffered during the antecedent animal assault.”

Leslie Stovall, the addition advocate for Mayorga, told reporters his applicant had suffered years of agony as an aftereffect of the declared attack but had begun the backbone to allege out acknowledgment to the #MeToo movement adjoin animal aggravation and advance at the easily of able men.

“The MeToo movement and the women who accept stood up and appear animal assaults has accustomed Kathryn a lot of adventuresomeness and has enabled her to appear forward,” he said.
Ronaldo is a five-time champ of FIFA’s men’s amateur of the year award.
The Portuguese striker, an affiliated ancestor of four, larboard Real Madrid this year to accompany Juventus for 100 actor euros ($117 million).

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