Cristiano Ronaldo admits he felt”humiliated” by allegations that he raped a girl in Las Vegas.
The Portuguese forward was accused of assaulting American Kathryn Mayorga in a hotel room at June, 2009 – .
The investigation was closed in 2009 but reopened in August this past year, soon before a civil lawsuit registered in September, supplying specifics she originally withheld. She stated she’d gained the courage to speak out due to the #MeToo movement.
Prosecutors announced in July they wouldn’t be prosecuting the case since the allegations couldn’t”be shown beyond a reasonable doubt”.
The case remains open against the footballer.
Ronaldo admits the allegations have taken a toll .
„They play together with your dignity,” Ronaldo told’Good Morning Britain’ in a meeting with Piers Morgan which will air Tuesday.
„It’s hard. You have a girlfriend, you just have a family, you have children. It’s bad when they play together with your honesty, it is hard.
„I recall one day that I was at home in the living area with my buddy watching the television to see that the information and they speak about’Cristiano Ronaldo that.’
„I listened to my kids coming down the staircase and that I changed the channel because I was embarrassed.
„I simply changed the station for Cristiano Jr to not see they speak bad about his dad about a really bad case.”
When speaking about his dad away aged 52 from 2005 due to cirrhosis, two decades after he joined Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon, during the interview, Ronaldo became emotional.
From Morgan of his dad clutching his son to get Norwegian TV before he died, when exhibited footage ronaldo broke down into tears.
„I never saw that movie. Incredible,” Ronaldo said. „I believe that the interview would be funny, but I didn’t expect to cry. However, these pictures were never seen by me. I don’t know the place you… I must have these pictures to show my loved ones.
„I truly don’t understand my father 100 percent. He had been a drunk individual. I never spoke with him, like a standard conversation. It was hard.
„To be the number one and he do not see , and he do not see to receive awards, to find out exactly what I had been.”
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