- Brazilian football star, Neymar arrived at a police station in Rio last night for questioning over claims he raped a woman in a Paris hotel.
Instagram model, Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, 26, accused the Paris Saint Germain forward last month of raping her at a hotel in Paris.
In a recent interview, she said ‘He was aggressive, totally different than the boy that I got to know on the messages.
‘Since I really wanted to be with him I said, OK, I’m going to try to handle this,’ she said.
After some kissing and caressing, ‘he started to hit me … then he began to hurt me a lot, and I asked him to stop because it hurt.’
According to Trindade, Neymar apologized, but then continued hurting her while they had sex.
Neymar admitted meeting with Trindade but frankly denies rape, saying the entire encounter was consensual.
The 27-year-old arrived at the station in a wheelchair having recently suffered an ankle injury while playing against Qatar in a friendly match.
The football star, whose full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, was escorted by three men as he hobbled into the building with a crowd of fans and onlookers including the Press pictured outside the Police station.
It has also been revealed that his accuser, Trindade was handed a £5,000 fine by a Brazilian court just one day before she made the allegation.
Other media outlets in Brazil also claimed she is currently engaged in a court case with the Pan American School of Arts who sued her over a debt of 4,160 Reais (£800).
Police in Neymar’s home country of Brazil have launched a rape investigation after Trindade filed charges there earlier this month.