Spain's World Cup team backs Jenni Hermoso, plans to boycott future matches until Luis Rubiales resigns

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2023
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The Spanish women's national team is coming off an impressive FIFA Women's World Cup final victory. But their championship has been overshadowed by what happened after the game. Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales kissed Spain's Jenni Hermoso during the postgame medal ceremony. The act sparked outrage, but Rubiales has refused to step down from his leadership position, saying the calls for his ouster were merely a campaign of "social assassination" by what he characterized as "false feminists." On Friday, the 23 women who make up the Spanish national team's...

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