Juventus not to tour US amid Cristiano Ronaldo’s rape case

first_img Juventus have confirmed their participation in the event with the official programme to be unveiled on March 27. Juventus’ games will mostly likely be in China and Singapore, where they will be joined by EPL teams Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, the New York Times said. Ronaldo, 34, has denied allegations made by former model Kathryn Mayorga that he sexually assaulted her in Las Vegas in 2009. Las Vegas police asked Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample in January as part of their investigation into rape allegations made against him. A spokeswoman for Juventus said that “going east to Asia was normal after spending recent preseasons in the United States”. Catch up on all the latest sports news and updates here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates Euro 2020 qualifiers: Portugal through after 2-0 win Spain great Iker Casillas: Wrong to award Ballon d’Or to Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo denies secret wedding with gilrfriend Georgina Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States amid the Portugal star’s rape investigation there, the New York Times has reported. Most of the matches take place in the United States, but organisers are planning to play Juventus’ elsewhere amid Ronaldo’s legal case, eliminating the risk of the Portuguese star being detained by authorities in the US as part of their investigations, the newspaper reported.Related Newslast_img read more