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Spain

/ 164 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, […]

FIFA

/ 180 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 […]