A TRAVEL agent cheated Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo out of nearly £250,000 after he trusted her with his credit cards and pin codes.

The 53-year-old, named in Portugal as Maria Silva, also scammed the football star’s super-agent Jorge Mendes out of more than £14,000 and former Man U winger Nani out of more than £1,500.

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A scam artist conned Cristiano Ronaldo out of thousands of poundsCredit: Rex
Ronaldo met with his lawyer Carlos Osorio de Castro in Porto

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Ronaldo met with his lawyer Carlos Osorio de Castro in PortoCredit: MLGTS

Her wrongdoing culminated in her getting a four-year suspended prison sentence at a court in Porto, respected Portuguese daily Jornal de Noticias reported today.

The newspaper revealed dad-of-four Cristiano, 36, was spared having to attend her trial after she made a full confession.

He gave a statement to police after flying to Porto by private jet and meeting up with his lawyer Carlos Osorio de Castro.

The previously-unreported scandal was laid bare by Jornal de…

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