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Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus amid rape allegation

AP , Friday 5 Oct 2018
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts (Photo: Reuters)
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Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to play in Saturday's Italian league match at Udinese despite a rape allegation against him in the United States.

Allegri says Ronaldo ''is doing well'' and that he is ''ready to return to action.''

A lawsuit was filed last week in Nevada by Kathryn Mayorga, who says she was raped by Ronaldo in Las Vegas in 2009. Police have also re-opened an investigation. Ronaldo has denied the accusation.

Allegri says ''it's a delicate moment but he has large shoulders. I see him calm in training.''

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