Cristiano Ronaldo

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League match at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland.
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January 10, 2019 - 6:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday. Attorney Peter S...
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Cristiano Ronaldo with Kathryn Mayorga
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October 11, 2018 - 11:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape challenged the international soccer star's legal team on Thursday to prove that documents cited in European media reports about their 2009 encounter in Las Vegas are false. Anything that proves that documents were...
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October 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has spoken out in defense of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been embroiled in a rape accusation. Speaking to television on the Spanish island of Lanzarote on Saturday, Costa made an appeal to the presumption of innocence, as...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 filer, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Sassuolo, at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy.
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October 04, 2018 - 11:14 am
By BARRY HATTON, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming Thursday as the soccer great fights a rape allegation in the United States. Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga...
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Cristiano Ronaldo
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October 03, 2018 - 3:53 pm
(AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo denied the accusations of rape against him, saying Wednesday that he had a "clear conscience" as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation. The 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She has said the soccer great raped her in Las Vegas in 2009...
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July 01, 2018 - 12:49 am
By Matias Grez (CNN) -- The two greatest players of this generation have been sent packing from Russia in the same day. Just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were eliminated from the World Cup by France, Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal fell to a 2-1 defeat against two-time champions Uruguay in...
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Colombia's Radamel Falcao, left, plays the ball during the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
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June 21, 2018 - 10:01 am
By Mauricio Savarese, AP Sports Writer SARANSK, Russia (AP) — With nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play, the top stars of the 2018 World Cup have struggled to deliver on the impossible expectations they carried into the tournament, with one prominent...
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, prepares to shot a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
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June 20, 2018 - 12:41 pm
By Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Off the top of his head, Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet another goal, set a European record and eliminated Morocco from the World Cup. The Portugal forward headed in a fourth-minute cross from the right to give Portugal a 1-0 victory on Wednesday. It...
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