Court: Neymar rape case dismissed

Neymar (Getty Images)
Neymar (Getty Images)

Sao Paulo - A Brazilian judge on Friday dismissed the rape case against footballer Neymar citing insufficient evidence, court sources told AFP.

The decision - the final episode in the rape case against the Brazilian international superstar - comes on the recommendations of prosecutors just over a month after police dropped the case citing lack of evidence.

Neymar vehemently denied allegations he raped a Brazilian woman in a Paris hotel in May. 

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