Spanish FA president's kiss on Jennifer Hermoso after Women's World Cup victory sparks controversy

Posted on AllSides August 21st, 2023
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Spain stunned the world on Sunday when they defeated England to win their first World Cup title, but controversy rose during the trophy celebration. Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales joined La Roja on the stage and greeted members of the team. Rubiales was seen on the stage putting his hands over Hermoso’s head and giving her a kiss. He patted her on the back as she left the stage. The exchange prompted outrage on X, the company formerly known as Twitter. Hermoso was later asked about it on Spain’s La...

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