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Cristiano Ronaldo has once again denied the rape allegations made against him and insists that he has a clear conscience.

It came as he smiled and posed for pictures as Juventus had their annual team photoshoot on Wednesday. 

The Portugal star said rape was 'an abominable crime that goes against everything that I am and believe in' as police in Las Vegas reopened a sexual assault investigation from 2009.

Kathryn Mayorga, a 34-year-old teacher who was an aspiring model at the time of the alleged assault, claims Ronaldo raped her in a bathroom at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in the early hours of June 13, 2009.

Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles as he posed for Juventus's team photo shoot on Wednesday despite the rape allegations hanging over him

Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles as he posed for Juventus's team photo shoot on Wednesday despite the rape allegations hanging over him

The Portuguese star signed autographs for Juventus fans at the club's training ground

The Portuguese star signed autographs for Juventus fans at the club's training ground

It came as Ronaldo took to Twitter to once again deny any wrongdoing, calling rape 'an abominable crime that goes against everything that I am and believe in'

It came as Ronaldo took to Twitter to once again deny any wrongdoing, calling rape 'an abominable crime that goes against everything that I am and believe in'

In a second post on Twitter, Ronaldo said he had a clear conscience about the allegations

In a second post on Twitter, Ronaldo said he had a clear conscience about the allegations

Court papers claimed he attacked her even though she was screaming 'No, no, no!' 

Ronaldo, 33, dismissed

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