Authorities in Las Vegas have reopened an investigation into the claim that Cristiano Ronaldo raped a model in a hotel room 9 years in the past.
34-year-old trainer Kathryn Mayorga, who was an aspiring model on the time of the alleged assault, claims Ronaldo raped her in a toilet on the Palms Hotel and On line casino in Las Vegas in the early hours of June 13, 2009.
This comes after Legal professionals for the Portuguese star stated on Friday that they’d sue German journal, Der Spiegel, after it revealed ‘blatantly unlawful’ accusations by an American girl who alleges she was raped by the Juventus star 9 years in the past.
Ronaldo’s lawyer Christian Schertz stated in an announcement that the report was ‘an inadmissible reporting of suspicions in the world of privateness’, and that he would search authorized redress for his shopper from the journal
Within the assertion issued the Juventus striker denied Mayorga’s rape claim saying they’d sue for “compensation for ethical damages”.
His solicitor, Professor Dr. Christian Schertz stated: “The reporting in SPIEGEL is blatantly unlawful. It violates the private rights of our shopper Cristiano Ronaldo in an exceptionally critical manner.
“That is an inadmissible reporting of suspicions in the world of privateness. It will subsequently already be illegal to breed this reporting.
“We now have been instructed to instantly assert all present claims beneath press regulation towards SPIEGEL, in explicit, compensation for ethical damages in an quantity akin to the gravity of the infringement, which might be one of the vital critical violations of private rights in current years.”
The ex-Manchester United, 33, additionally spoke out in a video on Instagram simply hours after her lawyer filed courtroom paperwork concerning the case. Grinning into the digicam, he stated: ‘No, no, no, no, no. What they stated in the present day? Pretend, pretend information.’
‘They need to promote [themselves by using] my title. It is regular. They need to be well-known to say my title, however it’s a part of the job. I’m a cheerful man and all good.’
On Monday, Police introduced the case was re-opened.