As a result of the rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo The police in Las Vegas, Italy have requested a DNA sample of the football star. That reported that Wall Street Journal citing a prosecutor. The police confirmed that an "official request" had been made to authorities in Italy. DNA evidence would be collected in the same way as in other cases of sexual assault.
American Kathryn Mayorga accused Ronaldo of raping her in 2009. She has filed civil action against him in Las Vegas. The then 24-year-old Portuguese had met her there in a nightclub, invited him to his hotel suite and then raped her, according to the complaint. He then apologized and stated that he was "usually a gentleman".
As an important piece of evidence in the case Mayorgas dress of said evening. The DNA was found to be different than their own, the report said Wall Street Journal, The sample from Italy, where Ronaldo for the club Juventus Turin plays football, should be compared with this sample. Only when all the evidence is collected, the police should hand over the case to the prosecution, which decides on a possible indictment against Ronaldo.
Ronaldo has rejected the allegations. According to the athlete, what happened in Las Vegas between the two was consensual, his lawyer Peter Christiansen said. "It would not be surprising, therefore, if DNA was present or if the police made this very common request as part of their investigation." In October, the 33-year-old multiple-time world footballer had the French magazine France football said that "the truth will come to light".