July 22, 2019 4:24 pm
Updated: July 22, 2019 9:33 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Las Vegas rape charge: Prosecutor

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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2009.

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Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said in a statement Monday that after reviewing a new police investigation, he determined that sexual assault claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and no charge will be filed.

Ronaldo’s attorney, Peter Christiansen, wasn’t immediately available to comment. Christiansen has said the sex was consensual.

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Attorneys for Ronaldo’s accuser, former model and schoolteacher Kathryn Mayorga, did not immediately respond to telephone, text and email messages.

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She has a lawsuit pending against Ronaldo in U.S. court in Las Vegas. It alleges he or those working for him allowed terms of a confidential financial settlement with Mayorga to become public.

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