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Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations: Nike says they are deeply concerned

Nike US giant sportswear maker has expressed concerns over recent rape allegations made against Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Nike said in a statement seen by Associated Press on Thursday 4 October that they’are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and will continue to closely monitor the situation” regard allegations of rape made against Ronaldo by US teacher, Kathryn Mayorga at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

Ronaldo who has denied the allegations, calling them fake news, has a contract with Nike purportedly worth $1 billion.

Police in the US city of Las Vegas said they have reopened the case of sexual assault made by Kathryn Mayorga. Her lawyer said she was inspired by the #Metoo Movement.





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