Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

  • Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo attends a press conference at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Juventus will play a Champions League soccer match against Manchester United on Tuesday. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)

MANCHESTER, England — Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo defended himself against the allegation and said Monday he is confident the truth will come out in the case.