Nike Company said it terminated its association with Neymar after he declined to help out an in investigation concerning rape charges against him.
According to what was stated by the Wall Street Journal, the organization discontinued the Paris Saint Germain super star’s endorsement contract of eight years without public clarification as it was exploring the case.
“Nike ended its relationship with the athlete because he refused to cooperate in a good faith investigation of credible allegations of wrongdoing by an employee,” Nike said in a late Thursday proclamation.
The employee, who filed her complaint in 2018, said that Neymar, 29, attempted to constrain her to perform an oral in his New York lodging in 2016, where the accuser was planning occasions for the soccer star.
Nike split with Neymar after employee accused him of sex assault
The occurrence being referred to, supposedly occurred after the lady accompanied the inebriated star to his room following an evening of festivity with Michael Jordan and other Nike representatives at a Manhattan night club, the article said. Neymar denied the claim.
Nike said it charged an autonomous investigation concerning the claims in 2019 when the representative communicated interest in seeking after the matter. The organization said, in any case, the investigation has not been concluded.
The organisation said that no single bunch of realities arose that would empower them to talk considerably on the matter. It would be improper for Nike to offer an accusatory expression without having the option to give substantiating evidence.
“No single set of facts emerged that would enable us to speak substantively on the matter. It would be inappropriate for Nike to make an accusatory statement without being able to provide supporting facts,” the company said.