Luis Rubiales Controversy: Unconsented Kiss Sparks FIFA Action
Luis Rubiales, aged 46, joyfully embraced Jenni Hermoso, the 33-year-old Spanish national player, on stage and planted a congratulatory kiss on her cheek.
Luis Rubiales, is scheduled to address an urgent gathering of the federation’s general assembly on Friday, following the controversial kiss incident.
The incident involves Luis Rubiales embracing Jenni Hermoso and kissing her without her explicit consent during the awards ceremony after Spain's victory over England.
Amid growing pressure, there are suggestions that Luis Rubiales might tender his resignation due to the controversy surrounding his actions.
FIFA has announced its intention to initiate a disciplinary proceeding against Rubiales for potentially breaching their code of appropriate behavior.
Apology & Explanation:
Rubiales has issued an apology for the incident, acknowledging his mistake and expressing that it happened spontaneously without malicious intent.
The convergence of the uninvited kiss incident and an inappropriate gesture toward Spain's Queen Letizia and Princess Sofia has led to Rubiales becoming a source of national shame
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