photography / Internet Portugal-Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended from the national team of Portugal so opposite the former model U.S. allegations, Kathryn Mayorga, who accused him of rape.
Ronaldo will be out of the second party of Portugal for the League of Nations of UEFA in Poland, to be held on 11 October; Similarly, you lose the friendly against Scotland in Glasgow, three days later.
According to Mayorga, the violation took place in Las Vegas on June 13, 2009, when she was 24 years old.
The German magazine Der Spiegel, reported that the former model explained that it was in the suite of the footballer where he raped her. Ronaldo has rejected the accusation and qualify the accusation as a «journalistic fiction».
Before the announced suspension, Juventus striker also played two first matches postmundial with Portugal, since coach Fernando Santos said that he had just joined the Italian club.
Through their social networks, the player denied the allegations, described rape as «abominable» and said that waits for quiet conclusion of investigations.
«I firmly deny that issued accusations against me. Rape is an abhorrent crime that goes against everything that I am. Eager to clear my name, I refuse to feed the media spectacle created by people seeking to promote themselves at my expense», he wrote in a tweet.
I firmly deny the accusations being issued against me. Rape is an abhorrent crime that goes against everything that I believe in and am. Keen as I may be to clear my name, I refuse to feed the media spectacle created by people seeking to promote themselves at my expense.
-Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) October 3, 2018 and a second, added: «my clear conscience will allow me this way wait calmly for results of all and each one of the investigations».
My clear conscious will thereby allow me to await with tranquillity the results of any and all investigations.
-Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) October 3, 2018 with information: process