21.08.2023 / 19:27
Spain's Soccer President Kissed a Player on the Mouth After Their World Cup Win. Not OK.
and . In the video, Hermoso can reportedly be heard saying, “But I didn’t like it!”Now, Rubiales is being rightfully called out for his behavior, with the international players' union deeming it “deeply lamentable” and Spain's equality minister describing it as “sexual violence.”The Spanish football federation then released a statement attributed to Hermoso, in which she referred to the kiss as a “totally spontaneous mutual gesture due to the immense joy of winning a World Cup.” She added, "The president and I have a great relationship, his behavior with all of us has been excellent, and it was a natural gesture of affection and gratitude.”Jennifer Hermoso with the world cup trophy after the final match between Spain and England.In a subsequent interview, Hermoso doubled down, reasserting that she was not offended by the kiss. "It was the emotion of the moment," she in an interview.