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Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been bailed after being questioned by detectives.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "A 21-year-old has been released on bail."
Nile Ranger angered fans by criticising them for booing after Newcastle lost to Reading at the weekend.
He went on to enrage them by apparently spelling his name out in £20 notes and posting a photo online.
Newcastle striker Nile Ranger, who has been arrested on suspicion of rape, tweeted on Saturday after the side's Premier League defeat:
Nile Ranger reportedly posted this picture on his Instagram hours before he was arrested - spelling his name out in £1500 worth of £20 notes.
Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of rape.
The 21-year-old Premier League footballer was held by Northumbria Police following an allegation made by a woman that she was attacked at a hotel in Jesmond, Newcastle between Wednesday and Thursday.
London-born Ranger, who lives in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, is thought to still be being questioned.
The Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of rape, sources have said.
Northumbria Police said they were investigating an alleged incident at a hotel in Jesmond on Wednesday evening. Officers arrested a 21-year-old man in Forest Hall.