Now that too! Luis Rubiales caused a stir with the kissing scandal during the Women’s World Cup. Now it has come to light that the former president of the Spanish Football Association is also facing financial problems. The financial situation led Rubiales to sell his luxury apartment in Madrid. According to the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo”, the Rubiales have put their apartment up for sale for 1.4 million euros.
To make matters worse, the former officer has to pay double the alimony for his daughters. His ex-wife had earlier won a case against him. Additionally, Spanish international Jennifer Hermoso has filed a complaint against Rubiales. To financially secure his legal dispute, the former Spanish football boss is putting his maisonette apartment in Madrid’s posh Rosales district up for sale. No wish remains unfulfilled. The apartment is spread over two floors. It also has one bedroom with separate bathroom. There is, among other things, a private pool with access to community gardens, a fitness studio and a cinema.
Rubiales hugs her player Jennifer Hermoso after winning the Women’s World Cup final. But then he kissed her on the mouth. He claims that this was done with mutual consent. But Hermoso said she felt she was the victim of an “impulsive, lascivious and inappropriate act, to which I did not consent.” The scene sparked outrage across the world. Rubiales had to face a lot of criticism, especially on social media.
FIFA then suspended Rubiales for 90 days. And initiated disciplinary proceedings against him. Hermoso then filed a complaint, enabling the public prosecutor’s office to file a criminal complaint in state court. Last week he finally came to the conclusion and resigned as president of the Spanish Football Association. A ban lasting several years is possible, which would allow a comeback Rubiales In a different situation.
But this is far from the end of the matter for him. The former officer was summoned to a preliminary hearing at the State Court in Madrid on Friday. Investigating judge Francisco De Jorge must decide whether Rubiales should be brought to justice for sexual aggression and coercion.