US judge dismisses Ronaldo's false rape charge in Vega

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not be forced to pay millions of dollars in a civil lawsuit to 

a Nevada woman who once accused him of rape, as reported by Deadline

Ronaldo, age 37, is one of the most highly paid and recognizable sports stars in the world. He 

plays for the English Premier League club Manchester United and has captained the national team of his home country, Portugal.

Mayorga is a former model who said she met Ronaldo at a nightclub in June 2009 and went back 

with him and other people to his hotel suite. Ronaldo allegedly assaulted her in a bedroom. 

Ronaldo has contended the encounter was consensual. The criminal investigation was dropped