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Embattled Spanish FA President Rubiales Resigns over K*ssing scandal




The Spanish FA President Luis Rubiales has resigned as president of the Spanish Football Federation following criticism for k*ssing Spain forward Jenni Hermoso at the Women’s World Cup final presentation ceremony.


Rubiales in a statement on Sunday said he has submitted his resignation to federation acting president Pedro Rocha.

“After the quick suspension carried out by FIFA, plus the rest of open proceedings against me, it is evident that I will not be able to return to my position”, he said on Piers Morgan Uncensored.


He added, “Insisting on waiting and holding on is not going to contribute to anything positive, neither to the federation nor to Spanish football.”

Rubiales was caught on camera k*ssing Jenni Hermoso after Spain beat England 1-0 in the final in Australia and immediately faced calls to be removed from his post.


In the aftermath, Rubiales insisted it was consensual and that he wanted to carry on in his role, but he has now stepped down

Meanwhile, Hermoso had submitted a legal complaint against the embattled Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales.

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