When people question your honor, it hurts: Cristiano Ronaldo

first_imgWhen people question your honor, it hurts: Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo said he was not “comfortable speaking” about the case, “but when people attack your honor, it is difficult.”advertisement Associated Press LisbonAugust 21, 2019UPDATED: August 21, 2019 21:05 IST File photo of Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo (AP Photo)Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life.Ronaldo was accused or raping a woman in Las Vegas more than 10 years ago but won’t face criminal charges after it was determined the investigation failed to show the claim could be proven at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.Ronaldo has told Portuguese television TVI that “2018 was probably my worst year ever, personally speaking.”He said that “when people question your honor, it hurts, it hurts a lot.”The Juventus player did not directly talk about the 2009 accusation brought on by Kathryn Mayorga, an American who in a separate lawsuit says she was pressured to sign an agreement to keep quiet in exchange for $375,000.The 34-year-old Ronaldo said he was not “comfortable speaking” about the case, “but when people attack your honor, it is difficult.”He said he was thankful and proud that “once again” his innocence was proven.Also Read | Maybe I can finish my career next year: Cristiano RonaldoAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Cristiano RonaldoFollow Rape allegationsFollow JuventusFollow Kathryn Mayorga Nextlast_img read more