Robinho grateful to Man City for support after case dropped

Robinho has thanked Manchester City for their support after police declared he would not be facing any charges following allegations of a serious sexual assault made in January.

Robinho has thanked Manchester City for their support after police declared he would not be facing any charges following allegations of a serious sexual assault made in January.

Robinho's advisor, Chris Nathaniel of NVA Management, has issued a statement thanking City for their support.

"I am pleased to announce that Robson de Souza (Robinho) has been cleared of all allegations of rape," he said in a statement.

"He has maintained his innocence throughout the police interview process and I am delighted that no further action will be taken.

"Robinho is a hard-working family man, who is extremely passionate about football. He now wishes to focus his attention on Manchester City to help create a successful end to the season.

"Robinho will be making an official statement at a later date, in the mean time he wants to pass on his sincere thanks to all his family, friends, fans and Manchester City colleagues who have supported him through this terrible ordeal."

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