Juventus striker and national team Portugal football Cristiano Ronaldo believes that the rape charges are the representatives of his former club — real Madrid. About this newspaper La Repubblica.
Ronaldo’s relationship with real Madrid and personally with its President Florentino Perez has deteriorated, when representatives of the club refused to support the footballer in court on charges of tax fraud in December 2017. Since then, the 33-year-old athlete believes that he has failed: he has received awards and FIFA was sent off in the Champions League match against Valencia. In addition, many sponsors had terminated his contracts. According to Cristiano Ronaldo, for a succession of failures, it is Florentino Perez and the leadership of the “real”.
Recall, October 4, police in Las Vegas have resumed against Ronaldo rape case that happened, as expected, in 2009. Blame the athlete denies. With the accusations against the player were made by the American Catherine Mayorga. Edition of USA Today with reference to the lawyer of the victim reports that the police report, if Mayorga is not identified in attacking Ronaldo. However, the girl herself claims that she told detectives the assailant. Der Shpigel notesthat in January 2010 representatives of the player brought a date to the settlement and paid Mayorga 375 thousand dollars. Lawyers Ronaldo threatened the journalists of Der Spigel lawsuit.
The striker moved to Juventus in the summer. According to the Agency France-Press, the club’s shares fell 5% after reports of the resumption of the investigation against Ronaldo. Members of the club posted on his Twitter an official statement: “Cristiano Ronaldo in recent months, brought professionalism and dedication. It is appreciated by everyone at Juventus. The events that allegedly unfolded 10 years ago, do not affect this opinion. The same view is held by all who come into contact with a champion.”
It is reported that due to the resumption of the trial Ronaldo will miss the next matches of the Portuguese national team.