SportSoccer-Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal
Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up
A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player's father calls the incident "a setup" against his son.The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 at 8:20 p.m. in a hotel. The woman went to police on Friday in Sao Paulo.Sao Paulo state's Public Security Secretariat, which oversees police, confirmed in a statement that the complaint was registered, but did not offer details.
MONTPELLIER, France, June 13 (Reuters) - Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta.
Marta, 33, became the first player to score at five different World Cups as she put Brazil ahead from the penalty spot with a record-extending 16th World Cup goal before Cristiane doubled the lead.
Caitlin Foord reduced the arrears on the stroke of halftime before Chloe Logarzo equalised and Monica beat her own keeper to hand Australia all three points.
Neymar's lawyers deny they sought settlement at meeting
Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar on Wednesday disputed allegations that they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint.The player's legal team
Brazil and Australia both have three points in Group C as do Italy, who take on Jamaica on Friday after beating the Matildas in their opening match.
(Writing by Julien Pretot; Editing by Toby Davis)
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