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Las Vegas police reopen Cristiano Ronaldo case

Posted at 8:31 AM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 12:09:05-04

Las Vegas police say they have reopened a criminal investigation into allegations against soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

A Las Vegas woman named Kathryn Mayorga says that he raped her at the Palms hotel-casino in 2009.

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Photos of Mayorga and Ronaldo on the night in question have just been released.

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Mayorga says she was convinced at the time of the incident to accept $375,000 and sign a nondisclousre agreement. But now she has filed a new lawsuit to void the agreement. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Clark County. 

Ronaldo and his representatives have denied the claim.

Las Vegas police say that Mayorga never named the soccer star in the original complaint.