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/ 83 days ago

Date revealed for La Liga clubs to learn European ban decision

Accusations of corruption against the Spanish FA and its members, both present and past, have led to a huge disarray. And it is far from over. A few weeks ago, the Spanish government stepped in to fix problems at the RFEF. Thus, they have established a special commission to supervise the Federation, according to Marca. […]

News

/ 88 days ago

European ban looms over La Liga clubs due to RFEF president

The Spanish soccer scene has been rocking recently. Following Barcelona's "phantom goal" at the Bernabeu, there is a continued and boisterous discussion on the use of goal-line technology. In the meantime, La Liga president Javier Tebas has mentioned the possibility of holding games in the US. Then as it turns out, Xavi reconsidered his plans […]

News

/ 109 days ago

Police examining 130 bank accounts linked to Pique, Rubiales

Spanish authorities are now investigating foreign bank accounts linked with both Gerard Pique and Luis Rubiales. Pique previously starred in central defense for Barcelona between 2008 and 2022. Rubiales was formally the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and one of UEFA's vice presidents. However, the official was forced to step down following […]

News

/ 109 days ago

Police examining 130 bank accounts linked to Pique, Rubiales

Spanish authorities are now investigating foreign bank accounts linked with both Gerard Pique and Luis Rubiales. Pique previously starred in central defense for Barcelona between 2008 and 2022. Rubiales was formally the president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and one of UEFA's vice presidents. However, the official was forced to step down following […]

News

/ 110 days ago

Worse fate than Rubiales? Pique probed for alleged corruption

An inquiry into alleged corruption led to the Wednesday arrest of Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ex-head. And apparently, he may take former Barcelona defender Gerard Pique down with him. According to Spain's state prosecutors, police searched eleven locations for evidence. The investigation into corruption and money laundering led to the arrest of […]

News

/ 110 days ago

Worse fate than Rubiales? Pique probed for alleged corruption

An inquiry into alleged corruption led to the Wednesday arrest of Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ex-head. And apparently, he may take former Barcelona defender Gerard Pique down with him. According to Spain's state prosecutors, police searched eleven locations for evidence. The investigation into corruption and money laundering led to the arrest of […]

FIFA

/ 267 days ago

FIFA bans disgraced Spain FA Luis Rubiales for three years

FIFA issued a three-year ban to Luis Rubiales, the former chief of the Spain Football Association. The decision comes after FIFA opened an investigation into Rubiales in August, which was just days after the first concerns arose. Rubiales previously served a 90-day provisional suspension connected to the misogynistic comments and actions he made toward the […]

Spain

/ 316 days ago

Spain FA President Luis Rubiales resigns following Hermoso kiss

Harsh criticism and related suspensions have led to Luis Rubiales, the President of the Football Association in Spain, resigning from his post. Rubiales notoriously kissed Spain star Jenni Hermoso after Spain won the 2023 Women's World Cup. Despite widespread requests for his resignation, Rubiales protested what he called a "social assassination" from critics. On Sunday, […]

Spain

/ 322 days ago

Spain sacks women's head coach Vilda after World Cup win

The turnover in the Spain soccer ranks continues as the Federation sacked women's head coach Jorge Vilda just two weeks after winning the World Cup. Vilda faced heavy controversy over the last year for the treatment of women's players. That behavior came from both the head coach and the Federation's executives, including Luis Rubiales. The […]

Spain

/ 330 days ago

Mother of RFEF President Rubiales weirdly protests son's status

The mother of Spanish Soccer, or RFEF, President Luis Rubiales has taken a bizarre stance as her method to protest the treatment of her son. Over the weekend, FIFA suspended Rubiales in connection with his treatment of the Spanish women's soccer team after it won the World Cup. Rubiales kissed Jenni Hermoso and later said […]

FIFA

/ 332 days ago

FIFA suspends Rubiales for unwanted kiss with player

FIFA has decided to officially suspend Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales. The embattled exec previously made headlines for kissing soccer star Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain's triumph at the Women's World Cup. Rubiales initially apologized for the incident, but claimed it was a consensual kiss. Nevertheless, many around the soccer world […]

Spain

/ 333 days ago

Spanish FA president refuses to resign in dramatic speech

Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales has emphatically refused to step down from his role. The 46-year-old exec received immediate backlash for kissing soccer star Jenni Hermoso on the lips after Spain collected the Women's World Cup title on Sunday. The triumph was Spain's first ever trophy at the prestigious tournament. High-ranking government officials […]

FIFA

/ 334 days ago

FIFA opens investigation into Spanish Football President

FIFA opened an investigation into Spanish Football President Luis Rubiales. The executive earned criticism for the way he treated players after Spain won the Women's World Cup. Not only did he kiss Jenni Hermoso during the celebration. He awkwardly promised a trip to Ibiza to celebrate with the players. Additionally, that is where he said […]

Spain

/ 336 days ago

Spanish official calls on Luis Rubiales to resign for kiss

Spain's acting second deputy prime minister, Yolanda Diaz, has called for Luis Rubiales to resign after kissing Jenni Hermoso at the Women's World Cup. Rubiales, currently president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF), made headlines after kissing Hermoso on the lips during celebrations of Spain's title. Spain beat England 1-0 in the 2023 Women's World […]

Spain

/ 338 days ago

Chief of Spain FA takes focus for bizarre World Cup moment

Luis Rubiales, the chief of the Spain FA, had a bizarre method of celebration following the women's team winning the World Cup on Sunday. As the squad accepted their medals and met the Queen and Princess of Spain, Rubiales was there to greet each of the players. In addition to shaking their hands and hugging […]