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Tag: Ronaldo

  • Wednesday, July 24th 2019 - 00:21 UTC

    Rape charges against Ronaldo dropped because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt”

    A district attorney in Nevada said it would not prosecute Ronaldo because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault occurred

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said they did not have enough evidence to proceed. A district attorney in the state of Nevada said it would not prosecute the Portuguese soccer player because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault occurred.

  • Thursday, June 14th 2018 - 06:27 UTC

    Russia's World Cup opening ceremony will be seen by an audience of over 3 billion

    Robbie Williams will sing alongside Russian soprano Aida Garifullina shortly before Russia face Saudi Arabia in the first match at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

    The FIFA World Cup, the biggest sporting carnival on the planet, is all set to kick-start on Thursday. As Russia gets dressed to host the much-awaited event, fans from all over the world are set to see their favorite superstars in action. Brazilian great Ronaldo and British pop star Robbie Williams will be present at the opening ceremony.

  • Monday, May 26th 2014 - 06:33 UTC

    Brazil: Furious Dilma fires back at World Cup criticism from soccer star Ronaldo

    “It`s a shame. I am embarrassed, this is my country and I love it and we shouldn`t be transmitting this image abroad” said Ronaldo

    President Dilma Rousseff hit back over the weekend at criticism voiced by former soccer star Ronaldo over mishandled preparations for the World Cup. In an interview with Reuters Ronaldo lamented that many infrastructure projects promised for the tournament were significantly delayed, scaled-down, or canceled, while some stadiums remain unfinished just over two weeks from kick-off.