Luis Rubiales’ kiss has caused a stir at the Women’s World Cup. At the award ceremony, the president of the Spanish Football Association hugged his player Jennifer Hermoso and then kissed her on the mouth. This action raised a lot of dust, especially on social media. Hermoso later said: I didn’t like it. What should I have done?”
Annalena Barebock also has a clear opinion on this scene. The German Foreign Minister drew comparisons to Angela Merkel: “You just have to imagine that Angela Merkel kissed Philipp Lahm (the then DFB captain, note) like this in 2014,” Bierbock said after the Women’s Bundesliga game between Turbine Potsdam and said on the spot. Carl Zeiss Jena. Germany won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The Green politician then said: “All hell would have broken loose or this is absolutely unimaginable and says it all. Even about those who now want to portray it as somehow normal.” However, Rubiales is not the Spanish prime minister. Merkel, on the other hand, was chancellor at the time of the World Cup title. Seen from this point of view, it is quite a surprising comparison.
Luis Rubiales then admitted his mistake, but refused to resign in a general assembly of the Spanish Football Association following the incident. The Spanish media recently wrote that he wanted to resign today – but he did not. But the president of the Spanish federation was suspended by world body FIFA for 90 days.
rubiels Since 2019 is the Vice President of the UEFA Executive Committee. So far, no senior UEFA official has commented on the scandal. According to reports, UEFA claims that the World Cup is a FIFA event and pending disciplinary proceedings in the world federation, and UEFA President Aleksandar Ceferin is said to be directly involved in this exchange.
Meanwhile the rounds of criticism continue rubiels not closed. “I deeply regret that the victory of Spanish women’s football was ruined because of the inappropriate behavior of our previous President Luis rubielsSpain’s women’s team boss, Jorge Villadas, said in a statement: “He himself admitted that he was damaged.” “This is undoubtedly unacceptable and does not in any way match the principles and values that I pursue in my life, in sport in general and football in particular.” He condemns “any masochistic attitude” that does not belong to a progressive society.
Men’s national coach Luis de la Fuente wrote to the Europa Press news agency: “I openly condemn the wrongful and unfair behavior of the President of the RFEF.” The 62-year-old was criticized for speaking at an extraordinary general meeting of the association on the occasion of the case on Friday rubiels There was a lot of applause after whose defense speech.
Before the game against UD Almería, first division FC Cadiz professionals expressed their solidarity with Hermoso. They ran onto the field carrying a banner that read, “We are all Jenny.” Similar actions by fans and players were reported at other courses in Spain over the weekend.