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Juventus releases statement in support of Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus v BSC Young Boys - UEFA Champions League Group H

TURIN, ITALY - OCTOBER 02: Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez are seen during the Group H match of the UEFA Champions League between Juventus and BSC Young Boys at Allianz Stadium on October 2, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

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Juventus has released a strong statement of support in response to the rape allegations against star forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

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The Serie A giants laud Ronaldo for his professionalism and dedication, while saying the 2009 allegations “do not change this opinion, which is shared by everyone who has come in contact with this great champion.”

That’s an extremely firm backing of Ronaldo despite detailed allegations brought by Kathryn Mayorga of the United States.

Ronaldo has strongly refuted her story as “fake news” while also calling rape “abominable.”

At the risk of editorializing too much on a very sensitive story, a person can both be very professional and dedicated at work and be not great away from work. Just saying, Juve.

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