Spain’s soccer president apologizes for kissing Women’s World Cup star

Posted on AllSides August 21st, 2023
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A kiss is just a kiss, except when it isn’t. Spain’s head of soccer apologized Monday after trying to defend the cringeworthy kiss he placed on Jenni Hermoso during the Women’s World Cup ceremony on Sunday. Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales received severe backlash after kissing Hermoso on the lips following Spain’s 1-0 win to clinch the country’s first Women’s World Cup title. It didn’t help that Rubiales’ initial reaction to the criticism was to call those condemning him “idiots.” In his video mea culpa Monday, Rubiales tried...

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