Ronaldo ’embarrased’ by rape allegations

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LONDON – Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt “embarrassed” as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States.Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.

The Portugal forward, a five-time Champions League winner, strongly denied the claims and the investigation was originally closed 10 years ago.It reopened in August 2018, shortly before Mayorga filed a civil lawsuit in September and offered details she initially withheld.

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