Former Spanish soccer chief Luis Rubiales will testify earlier than the High Court in Madrid on Friday over his allegedly unsolicited kiss on the lips of World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso, the courtroom mentioned on Tuesday.
The incident, on the medal ceremony following the Spanish girls’s group’s World Cup victory in Sydney, Australia, final month, unleashed a wave of indignation towards sexism and macho behaviour in Spain.
Rubiales had refused calls for from many gamers, sports activities our bodies and politicians to give up his place as president of the Royal Spanish Football, saying he had finished nothing improper and the kiss was mutual and consensual.
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However, the furore didn’t die down, and on Sunday, he resigned after Hermoso lodged a felony grievance towards him. He will seem earlier than the courtroom at midday on Friday.
The grievance by Hermoso describes how Rubiales kissed her on the mouth “without her consent” whereas holding her head with each fingers after Spain defeated England within the girls’s World Cup ultimate on August 20. The incident occurred in entrance of a worldwide tv viewers.
High Court choose Francisco de Jorge is accountable for the probe because the incident occurred exterior Spain.