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Ronaldo not to face rape charges in U.S.

A district attorney said on Monday Nevada would not prosecute Ronaldo because “it cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault occurred.

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas, United States a decade ago. A district attorney said on Monday Nevada would not prosecute Ronaldo because “it cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault occurred.

Kathryn Mayorga, a former model, alleges that Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Ronaldo reached a financial settlement with her a year after the incident, but has always denied allegations of sexual assault, insisting the encounter was consensual.

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