A feminist group planned to disrupt the grand premiere of Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester United, Saturday afternoon, at Old Trafford, with the arrival of Newcastle.
While the Mancunian public savored the historic return of the five-fold Ballon d’Or, author of a decisive double in this victory (4-1), a banner floated above the Theater of Dreams to recall a dark history of the 36-year-old Portuguese. » Croyons Kathryn Mayorga Was thus visible in the air thanks to the overflight of a small plane.
« Let’s say NO to the culture of silence ”
« Let’s say NO to the culture of silence about abuse by the football community. Let’s get involved in solidarity with Kathryn and the others “, Even explained the We Level Up movement on Twitter.
Ronaldo was accused of rape in 2018 by this American, whom he had met at a Las Vegas nightclub, in 2009, before inviting her to his hotel room. In July 2019, the prosecutors in charge of the case did not prosecute the footballer because of a » reasonable doubt ».
☄️ We flew a plane over the Man United football ground and our message is simple: Believe Kathryn Mayorga.
Let’s say NO to the culture of silence around abuse from the football community. Pledge your solidarity with Kathryn & survivors: https://t.co/YZgcxou75E pic.twitter.com/jvGVOBYTIP
— Level Up (@we_level_up) September 11, 2021