Neymar comes out to clear his name in rape accusation
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Brazil football sensation, Neymar Jr. has released all the intimate Whatsapp messages he exchanged with a female companion in a bid to prove his innocence after the companion accused him of rape.
This accusation towards the 27-year old comes after Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus and Portugal football star was accused of the same in an ongoing legal case.
Neymar Jr’s father has however accused the victim of blackmailing his son.
Through his Instagram account, Neymar released a statement:
“I am accused of rape, it’s a big word, it’s very strong, but that is what has happened. It surprised me, it’s a really ugly thing and a sad thing because anyone who knows me knows what kind of person I am and knows I would never do such a thing,” he said.
Neymar then went ahead to share what he said are Whatsapp messages conversation with the woman, including topless photos of her in bed.
Flight to Paris
“These are intimate moments but it is necessary to make them public to prove that nothing really happened,” he said.
The unidentified woman is said to be leaving in Brazil and met Neymar through Instagram. After exchanging messages, Neymar invited her to visit him in Paris in mid-May.
Based on the complaint, Neymar at the hotel she was in ‘intoxicated’ and they chatted as they caressed.
But then ‘he became aggressive and used violence to have sex with the victim without her consent’.