Aug 31, 2021
As first reported by German publication Der Spiegel in 2017, Ronaldo was alleged to have raped an American woman, Kathryn Mayorga, during a holiday in Las Vegas in 2009.
Ronaldo has strongly and consistently denied all accusations made against him, calling the story “fake news”.
Mayorga, who has waived her right for anonymity, is now pursuing him for substantial damages through a civil lawsuit in the US.
Where did this story start and what has Ronaldo been accused of?
Source: The Athletic UK