The royals will not receive members of the women’s soccer team that won the World Cup next Tuesday, as planned, after The players decided not to attend the next call of the national team to understand that the necessary changes have not been made at the federation level.
The King’s House reported on August 22, two days after Spain won the final against England, that the reception of Don Felipe and Doña Letizia of the components of choice are September 19 taking advantage of the team’s subsequent concentration in Madrid.
The Palace of Zarzuela noted that the king was immersed that day in the phase of consultations with the parties to appoint a candidate for the investiture and that the queen had not yet arrived from Sydney (Australia), where she attended the final with the Infanta Sofia
He also explained that, since the members of the team are going to their origin, it is considered good to postpone the meeting in September to avoid disruption.
After knowing the decision of the world champions and other players to resign from the list to be announced by the coach, Montse Tomé, this afternoon, Casa del Rey announced the agenda of events for the following week, in which the reception is not included.
The athletes say that the Royal Spanish Football Federation has not made the changes in the structure of this body that they see necessary to normalize the situation and consider the resignation of the former president, Luis Rubiales, not enough after in the scandal of kissing the player Jenni. Hermoso and the dismissal of coach Jorge Vilda.