Transvestite scandal was the worst decision of my life, says Brazil striker Ronaldo
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France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. The Rio de Janeiro police launched an investigation. Story: J. Ronaldo had the shock of his life on Monday night when he discovered three prostitutes he'd picked up were in fact transvestites with one allegedly trying to bribe him out of 30, dollars for keeping mum about the incident. The three time world Footballer of the Year, recovering in Brazil after knee surgery in February, was out and about in Rio to watch his beloved club Flamengo at the city's Maracana stadium. At dawn, after dropping his girlfriend off at her house, the year-old AC Milan striker picked up a prostitute who suggested bringing along two colleagues charging dollars each, and booked into a nearby motel.
Ronaldo and transvestite scandal rock Brazilian soccer
Not registered? Register here. The year-old Brazil international is in his home country as he recovers from a cruciate ligament injury and has become embroiled in controversy after contracting the services of the transvestites - believing them to be women - and taking them to a motel.
The contract contained a clause allowing its unilateral cancellation by the telecom company if for some reasons the athlete might project a negative corporate image, Brazilian daily O Globo reported on Saturday. Ronaldo, who represented Brazil in two World Cups, on Wednesday denied in a statement the possibility of losing those contracts, saying he would have to be found guilty in court in any offence for that to be happened. Ronaldo has not been accused of any crime - as prostitution is legal in Brazil - but he landed in a police station early Monday following a fight with a transvestite who accused him of not wanting to pay for a night of sex.