Neymar has all the time protested his innocence, saying their relations have been consensual. © AFP
Police in Sao Paulo mentioned on Tuesday they are going to carry extortion and slander expenses in opposition to a Brazilian mannequin who accused soccer star Neymar of rape. Najila Trindade filed a rape grievance with Sao Paulo police upon her return from a visit to Paris in Could through which she mentioned she was assaulted by Neymar following a pre-arranged assembly. A choose dismissed the case in August, citing inadequate proof. As an alternative, Sao Paulo prosecutors mentioned in a press release that investigators had discovered “indications of slanderous denunciation and extortion” within the girl’s accusation.
A ultimate choice on whether or not to prosecute Trindade shall be left to a choose.
Neymar, the world’s costliest footballer, has all the time protested his innocence, saying their relations have been consensual.
The case difficult an already tumultuous yr for the 27-year-old Brazil star, who has but to play for his membership Paris Saint-Germain this season following harm and reviews of an aborted return to earlier membership Barcelona.
On Friday, Neymar performed his first sport since struggling an ankle harm in June, grabbing a second-half equalizer for Brazil in a 2-2 pleasant draw with Colombia.