Ronaldo to avoid criminal char...


Ronaldo to avoid criminal charges for alleged sexual assault

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Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges following an allegation of sexual assault.

The Juventus forward was alleged to have raped Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

Ronaldo denied the allegations.

Mayorga accepted a financial settlement of $375,000 in exchange for her silence in 2009, but recently waived anonymity and pursued a public, criminal case against Ronaldo.

However, the Clark County District Attorney's Office in Nevada says they cannot prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt so no charges will be forthcoming.

The prosecutors' statement in full reads (Mayorga was referred to as 'female victim (V)):





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