There has been plenty of controversies involving football, and for a sport attracting plenty of attention and generating plenty of money, it is likely to have its fair share of controversies as well. Though some footballers do have excellent virtues and can be a role model even away from the pitch, there are many who are involved in affairs and the like, and when they do get caught, it is embarrassing for the footballer and those around him as well. There have been many scandals in world football ranging from match-fixing to drugs, and many footballers have been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. This is a list containing 40 of the biggest scandals and controversies in the history of football. Calciopoli Scandal in rocked world football when it emerged that many top clubs in Italy had been involved in influencing the appointment of referees for their games among various other allegations. Juventus who had won the and league were stripped of their titles and were relegated to Serie B where they stayed for one season before returning to top flight immediately.
Soccer star Ronaldo at center of growing scandal over rape allegations
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Police became involved when an "altercation" happened as the year-old A C Milan striker came to the shocking realisation that the call girls he had paid to have group sex with after his night out were in fact transvestites. Ronaldo, who is back in his hometown of Rio De Janeiro recovering from a career-threatening knee injury, had left a nightclub in the fashionable Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood on Sunday night with the paid-for company. It was not clear yesterday how far the group had became acquainted before Ronaldo made his protestations about the fact that the call girls were in fact men. Police were yesterday still investigating what happened, but Nogueira said the altercation began when Ronaldo found out he was dealing with transvestites and not the female company he claims he had ordered. The inspector said Ronaldo admitted he knew they were prostitutes when they met on Sunday night, but did not realize they were transvestites until they got back to the motel. Transvestite Carla arrives at the Barra da Tijuca police station in Rio right while Andrea exits in a car. Nogueira said he believed Ronaldo's version because the transvestite decided to leave the police station even before being fully questioned by authorities.
Cristiano Ronaldo Sued by Las Vegas Woman for Alleged Rape
The explosive allegation, made by Kathryn Mayorga , 34, threatens to engulf Ronaldo in a lengthy legal battle — the outcome of which, for now, remains uncertain. But what exactly do we know so far? What are we faced with? Where exactly will this case go?
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