Spain’s Hermoso files complaint over Rubiales’ over controversial kiss

Jamie Hermoso files complaint over controversial kiss

Jenny Hermoso has filed a complaint against Luis Rubiales, the president of the Spanish Football Federation. Rubiales kissed Hermoso on the lips after Spain won the Women’s World Cup final. But she also said that she did not agree with that.

Rubiales claimed the kiss was “mutual” and “consensual” but soccer’s world governing body FIFA has temporarily suspended him over the matter. The complaint means the 46-year-old Rubiales could face criminal charges.

Jennifer Hermoso has filed a clear complaint for the facts that you all know,” a statement issued by the Office of the National Prosecutor said, “The Office of the Prosecutor of the National Court will file a complaint as soon as possible. A statement has been taken at the state attorney general’s office to protect the privacy of the victim. On August 29, Spanish prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation into whether the incident was a crime of sexual abuse.

At the time, Spain’s top criminal court said it had opened its investigation in light of the “clear nature” of Hermoso’s statements, 33, and needed to “determine their legal significance.” “Based on Jennifer Hermoso’s public statement, the sexual act by Luis Rubiales was not consensual,” a statement said.

The statement added that legal experts would contact her “to propose legal action options” and that she would be given 15 days to contact National Court prosecutors for information on her rights if she is a victim of alleged sexual abuse.

he statement added, “In order to proceed with the case of sexual abuse, harassment or sexual abuse, it will be necessary for the victim or their legal representative to file a case, or at the public prosecutor’s office.” Hermoso filed a complaint on Tuesday, the BBC reported.

Rubiales was seen grabbing Hermoso’s crotch before kissing her while celebrating Spain’s 1-0 win over England. But Rubiales has repeatedly refused to resign from his post. On Friday, Spain’s National Sports Tribunal (TAD) opened a molestation case against Hermoso, ruling that Rubiales had committed a “serious offence” by kissing her.

1 players, including 23 of Spain’s World Cup winners, have said they will not play for the team again while Rubiales is in charge. They are scheduled to play UEFA Nations League qualifiers later this month. They are scheduled to play against Sweden and Switzerland on 22nd and 26th September.

On Tuesday, Spain’s World Cup-winning head coach Jorge Vilda, who is also considered a close ally of Rubiales, was sacked and his successor, Montse Thome, was appointed. The Spanish men’s team criticized Rubiales on Monday for his “unacceptable behaviour”.

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