Luis Rubiales He resigned this Sunday from his position as president of Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), He did this by writing through a letter published on his social networks and addressed to Pedro Rocha, acting president, after a 90-day suspension imposed by FIFA Disciplinary Commission.
In addition, Rubiales Bejar announced that he will leave office as Vice president of UEFA after a few week of controversy and opened proceedings against him for his conduct during the Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand Final, including the non-consensual kiss of the chosen one Jennifer Hermoso.
“After the swift suspension imposed by FIFA, and the remaining procedures opened against me, it is clear that I cannot return to my position. Insisting on waiting and holding on to it will not bring anything positive, neither the Federation nor Spanish football,” said the Spanish manager in his statement.
Luis Rubiales faced many complaints from civil organizations, as well as the soccer player himself Jenni Hermoso, player in Pachuca Gophers in the MX League Woman, for one charged with the crime of sexual assault, while acting ministers, including the president of the Spanish government Pedro Sánchez, and other politicians, have called for his resignation in recent weeks.
“I don’t want Spanish football to be damaged for all this as an unfair campaign and, above all, I made this decision after making sure that my departure would contribute to strength that will allow Europe and Africa to remain united in the dream of 2030, that will allow us to bring the greatest event in the world to our country,” he added in his text.
Finally, Luis Rubiales assures its statement that and has truth on his side and will all in your power to win whenever your the family suffered from excessive persecution following the scandal in which he was involved.