The president of the Spanish Federation, Luis Rubiales, will be the subject of a disciplinary investigation by FIFA as it opens proceedings against him for the kiss-gate of the World Cup… and the allies for the meeting tomorrow’s key will abandon it.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against struggling Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales.
Football’s international governing body has confirmed that it has opened proceedings over her behavior on the day of last Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final.
Rubiales kissed Spain player Jenni Hermoso on the mouth after the nation’s 1-0 win over England and also appeared to grab her crotch around the Queen of Spain and her daughter.
FIFA said these events “may constitute violations of article 13, paragraphs 1 and 2 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code”.
Article 13 refers to “offensive behavior and violations of the principles of fair play”.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the president of the Spanish Federation, Luis Rubiales.
He kissed Jenni Hermoso on the mouth after Spain beat the Lionesses in the World Cup final.
Rubiales also appeared to grab his crotch near the Spanish queen and her daughter
Rubiales is already losing support in Spanish football circles and his future as president is in jeopardy.
The Basque Football Federation has confirmed that it will not participate in the assembly of the Spanish Football Federation on Friday, although it hopes to show its support, as the newspaper reports. AS.
Other members are considering following in his footsteps and even leaving the board.
“Given the seriousness of what happened during the presentation of the trophies for the World Championship final and the resulting management, the Basque Football Federation will not participate in the RFEF Assembly “, can we read in a press release.
“Also, in view of what will happen in the coming days, a decision will be taken on the continuity of our president within the RFEF board of directors.”
At the same time, other territorial federations have confirmed their participation in this crucial meeting. These include Andalusia, Asturias or the Balearic Islands.
FIFA disciplinary rules under which Rubiales is under investigation
Offensive behavior and violations of the principles of fair play:
1) Associations and clubs, as well as their players, officials and any other members and/or persons performing a function on their behalf, must comply with the Laws of the Game, as well as the FIFA Statutes and the regulations, guidelines, guidelines FIFA guidelines. , circulars and decisions, and respect the principles of fair play, loyalty and integrity.
2) For example, anyone who acts in any of the following ways may be subject to disciplinary action:
a) violate fundamental rules of good conduct;
b) insult a natural or legal person in any way, in particular by the use of offensive gestures, signs or language;
c) use a sporting event for demonstrations of a non-sporting nature;
d) behave in a way that brings football and/or FIFA into disrepute;
e) actively change the age of players shown on the identity cards they produce in age-restricted competitions