Transvestite scandal was the worst decision of my life, says Brazil striker Ronaldo Last updated at 05 May AC Milan striker Ronaldo has described the recent scandal which saw him linked with three transvestites as a big mistake. Police are investigating claims by the Brazil international that Andre Luiz Ribeiro Albertini, known as Andreia Albertini, sought to extort money from him following an altercation at a Rio de Janeiro motel last week. Police inspector Carlos Augusto Nogueira said that the year-old Ronaldo, who is in Brazil as he recovers from a cruciate ligament injury, contracted the services of three transvestites - believing them to be women - and took them to a motel.
He was the youngest of three siblings, and began his sporting career playing futsal for various small clubs in Rio. In Ronaldo became a Goodwill ambassador for the United Nations. Ronaldo has had three significant relationships.
Sao Paulo - A transvestite at the centre of a sex scandal last year involving Brazil's football star Ronaldo has died of an Aids-related illnesses. Andre Albertini, a year-old cross-dressing man known as Andreia, was buried on Friday after dying on Thursday in a hospital in the Sao Paulo suburb of Maua, the news website G1 and other Brazilian outlets reported. The cause of death was given as neurotoxoplasmosis, a brain infection that arises from Aids, according to the death certificate.
Ronaldo, a striker for the storied Italian soccer club AC Milan, told the police on Monday that he tried to send the transvestites away, with payment, after discovering they were men. But one of the men argued he was not given the agreed amount, and the police intervened, making public a private moment that is exposing how seriously some Brazilians take soccer's manly culture. Prostitution is legal here, and Ronaldo faces no criminal charges. His behavior was "at most, immoral," Carlos Augusto Nogueira, the investigating officer, said in televised statements.
Ronaldo, the Brazilian football star, is at the centre of a police investigation after a night on the town ended with an argument in a motel room after he discovered that three prostitutes he had allegedly hired were transvestites. Ronaldo had been spending Sunday evening celebrating a victory by Flamengo, the local team he supported as a boy, in the Rio state football championship. After attending the game, the year-old AC Milan player, who is recovering from a knee injury, went to a nightclub in the Barra de Tijuca.
Brazil footballing legend Ronaldo speaks for the first time about transvestite scandal. Brazil football legend Ronaldo has admitted he "cried a lot" over the scandal which saw him linked with three transvestites. Police are now investigating the year-old's claims one of the transvestites attempted to blackmail him.
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.
British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Brazilian football star Ronaldo has been caught up in a sex scandal with three cross-dressing prostitutes. Having dropped off his girlfriend at her house in Rio de Janeiro on Monday night, the World Cup winner picked up three prostitutes. When they all booked into a motel, the AC Milan striker discovered that the prostitutes were in fact men.
Two of the three cross-dressing prostitutes involved in the scandal with Ronaldo have admitted lying about having sex and using drugs with the AC Milan striker. 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. Transvestite Andre Luis Ribeiro Albertino, also known as Andreia Albertine, left, and the transvestite known as Carla Tamini, who both work as a prostitutes, a legal practice in Brazil, leave a police station in Rio.
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. Transvestite Andre Luis Ribeiro Albertino, also known as Andreia Albertine, left, and the transvestite known as Carla Tamini, who both work as a prostitutes, a legal practice in Brazil, leave a police station in Rio. Ronaldo is then said to have tried to get out of the situation after one of the men went in search of drugs.