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Cristiano Ronaldo Rape Lawsuit Dismissed Over Leaked Documents

June 13, 2022, 1:32 PM

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo shook off a challenge to the legality of a confidential settlement of claims that he raped a woman in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, after the District of Nevada found dismissal of the woman’s lawsuit an appropriate sanction for her counsel’s use of improperly obtained privileged documents.

Dismissal of the claims is the “only appropriate remedy,” for the use of “purloined documents” that contain “the most sensitive of protected communications,” Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey of the US District Court for the District of Nevada said June 10.

Stovall & Associates, counsel for plaintiff Kathryn Mayorga, ...