The value of the shares of the Italian football club Juventus dropped significantly after the Torino giant was criticized for handling the rape charges against the club’s biggest club, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo categorically denies the allegations that he raped a woman in 2009, first published in German “Spiegel”, and then taken over by all world media.
The value of Juventus shares jumped jumped after Ronaldo came in July this year, but after the publication of the scandal began to fall sharply. Only in yesterday’s trading lost 10% of the value.
Juventus was sharply criticized for publishing a scandal on social networks.
“Cristiano Ronaldo in the past months has shown great professionalism and dedication, which everyone in Juventus appreciates. Events that date back ten years ago do not change that opinion, and they are shared by all who are in contact with this great champion, “reads the two tweets published on the official club profile.
Former English footballer and commentator Gary Linecker said these tweets were “terrible”.
Against Ronaldo a rape lawsuit has been filed against Katherine Mayorga of Nevada claiming that the Portuguese raped her at a hotel in Las Vegas in 2009 after meeting him in a nightclub that night.
She reportedly signed a silent deal in 2010 and received $ 375,000 in an out-of-court contract with the footballer.
Police in Las Vegas opened an investigation into these charges. In the state of Nevada, rape cases do not become obsolete.