"The LVMPD is taking the same steps in this case as in any other sexual assault to facilitate the collection of DNA evidence."
-- Las Vegas police officer Laura Meltzer
issuance of a warrant to authorities in Italy requesting a sample of Cristiano Ronaldo
's DNA in connection with an investigation into a rape allegation against the Portuguese star. In a
statement, Ronaldo's attorney Peter S. Christiansen
said what occurred in Las Vegas in 2009 was consensual in nature, so it would not be surprising that DNA would be present nor the request
would be made. (CNN