Police requests for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo


The investigation into allegations of rape and promote to football Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to give a DNA sample. It is to be compared with traces on the dress of the applicant.

In the course of the investigation, according to the rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, the police in Las Vegas, has requested a DNA sample of the football stars from Italy. The “Wall Street Journal” reported on Thursday, citing a criminal tracker. It had been made an “official request” to authorities in Italy. DNA evidence would be collected in the same manner as in other cases of sexual Assault. The US-American Kathryn Mayorga was accused of Ronaldo, to you 2009 raped. She has raised in Las Vegas a civil action against him.

The then 24-year-old Portuguese met them in a night club, in his Hotel Suite, invited, and then raped, it is said in the writ. After that, he apologizes and explains that he was “normally a Gentleman.” As an important piece of evidence Mayorgas dress from that night is in the case. This is the other DNA had been identified as their own, reported the “Wall Street Journal”. The sample from Italy, where Ronaldo for the club Juventus Turin plays football, is now to be sample matched. Only when all the evidence is collected, is likely to pass the police refer the case to the Prosecutor’s office, which will decide on a possible indictment against Ronaldo.

Lawyer: “DNA is not surprising”

Ronaldo has rejected the allegations. His lawyer Peter Christiansen described the operation as Routine. “Mr Ronaldo has always said, and still says today, that what happened in 2009 in Las Vegas, was consensual. It is therefore not surprising that DNA is present and that the police do not make this request within the framework of their investigations,” said Christiansen. In October, the 33-year-old multi-time world had said players in the French magazine “France Football”, that “the truth” will come.

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