The Spanish Soccer Federation has introduced an intention to take authorized motion over feedback made about its president Luis Rubiales by World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso.
Hermoso was quoted in a press release issued by Futpro, the gamers’ union representing her, as stating “in no case did I search to boost (raise) the president” throughout a a podium embrace after the World Cup last between Spain and England in Sydney.
The Federation says it has analysed 4 pictures of Hermoso and Rubiales embracing, claiming they present it was Hermoso’s drive that lifted him.
Hermoso had accused the Federation of a “manipulative, hostile and controlling tradition” because the World Cup-winning squad refused to play whereas Rubiales stays in publish.
A complete of 81 gamers signed a letter stating they won’t settle for nationwide crew call-ups whereas Rubiales refuses to resign after kissing Hermoso – who has harassed she didn’t consent – following the nation’s World Cup win.
He claimed it was “spontaneous, mutual, euphoric and consensual” however Hermoso, who beforehand prompt feedback taking part in down the incident attributed to her by the federation have been false, hit again with an assault on the organisation as a complete.
Official Announcement. August twenty fifth,2023. pic.twitter.com/lQb18IGsk2
— Jenn1 Hermos0 (@Jennihermoso) August 25, 2023
The Federation mentioned: “The RFEF declares the presentation of as many authorized actions as could correspond in defence of the honourability of the President of the RFEF.
“Within the union’s observe, it’s mentioned to talk on behalf of Jennifer Hermoso and a few statements by the participant are attributed to her which are in citation marks, implying that they’ve been pronounced by her.
“The RFEF needs to tell public opinion that the competent our bodies of the RFEF which are processing the complaints filed with the Federation have tried to contact Jennifer Hermoso, having been unsuccessful always.
“The RFEF and Mr President will display every of the lies which are unfold both by somebody on behalf of the participant or, if relevant, by the participant herself.
“The RFEF and the President, given the seriousness of the content material of the press launch from the Futpro Union, will provoke the corresponding authorized actions.
“The RFEF regrets that after such a rare sporting success because the one which occurred within the Soccer World Championship, it can’t be celebrated because the state of affairs and success deserves for fully non-sports causes.”