Cristiano Ronaldo takes break from Portugual's upcoming matches

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This week the Las Vegas police force announced they would be returning to the case after Mayorga went public with her claims in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel.

Various reports of the Portuguese superstar involving in a rape incident has dominated the headlines over the past couple of weeks but on Wednesday, Ronaldo denied any wrongdoing and said that he will wait for the results of the investigations carried out regarding the matter.

Portugal will face Poland in the UEFA Nations League on October 11 and then have a friendly against Scotland in Glasgow on October 14.

The Juventus forward has strenuously denied accusations made by Kathryn Mayorga that she was raped by him in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009.

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The Nevada woman has also sued Ronaldo and is participating in the investigation, according to a complaint filed by her lawyer. Cristiano Ronaldo has once again denied the rape allegations made against him and insists that he has a clear conscience.

"My clear conscious (sic) will thereby allow me to await with tranquility the results of any and all investigations", he added on his Twitter feed @Cristiano, which has almost 75 million followers.

Santos used the 33-year-old team captain's absence last month to try out younger players in the senior side.

Ronaldo's denial came as lawyers for his accuser said they had obtained damning correspondence between the footballer and his legal team. "For the next two squad selections, this one and the one next month, Ronaldo won't be with us".

Complicating matters, Jacinto Rivera, a spokesman for the department, told AFP Mayorga did not identify Ronaldo by name at the time of her complaint and was "uncooperative".

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A woman who has accused football star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her gained courage from the #MeToo movement to file a complaint, her lawyer has said.

Ronaldo offered her clothing and then followed her into a bathroom where she was going to change clothes, it said. In 2010, she reached an agreement with his attorneys to accept $375,000 to keep quiet about their alleged encounter.

"She has suffered an emotional, a psychological injury", Stovall said.

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