Ex-federation president ruled unfit to hold job in Spanish soccer for 3 years after kissing player
The former president of the Spanish soccer federation has been ruled unfit to work in the sport in Spain for three years after he kissed a player on the lips without her consent at the Women’s World Cup final.
Spain women's coach set to speak on eve of Sweden game amid month-long crisis at Spanish federation
Spain’s new women’s coach Montse Tomé is set to hold a news conference in Gothenburg on Thursday, a day before her soccer team tries to put off-field distractions aside to play Sweden in the Nations League.
Most of Spain's women's players end boycott of national soccer team after government intervenes
Most of Spain’s World Cup-winning players have ended their boycott of the women’s national team after the government intervened to help shape an agreement to make immediate structural changes at the country’s soccer federation.
Rubiales denies wrongdoing to Spanish judge investigating his kiss of a player at Women's World Cup
Spain's state prosecutors' office says the former president of the Spanish soccer federation has denied any wrongdoing to a judge investigating his kissing a player on the lips at the Women’s World Cup.
Spain soccer coach regrets his support for Luis Rubiales and asks for forgiveness
The coach of Spain’s men’s national soccer team has asked for forgiveness for applauding the claim by Luis Rubiales that he was the victim of a smear campaign from “false feminists” following an uproar after he kissed a player on the lips at the Women’s World Cup.
Spain has condemned inappropriate World Cup kiss. Can it now reckon with sexism in soccer?
Spain has spoken loudly through its government, political parties, soccer clubs, players and ordinary citizens to condemn the kiss of a player by the head of its soccer federation that sullied its Women’s World Cup victory.
A Spanish soccer official’s kiss unleashed fury, soul-searching over sexism, and a hunger strike
Spain’s victory at the Women’s World Cup was a momentous occasion for the soccer-crazed country, but the joy on and off the field was soon sullied by the leader of the country’s soccer federation when he planted an unwanted kiss on the lips of a star player during the medal ceremony.