MADRID.- The Public Prosecutor of Spain presented this Friday at the National audience a complaint against Luis Rubialessuspended president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), who asks to investigate for the crimes of sexual assault and coercion in relation to the kiss he gave to the player Jennifer Hermoso after the World Cup final in Sydney.
The Public Ministry considers that this action by Rubiales was not consented (The complaint explains the fact with these words: “to give a kiss on the mouth, while holding the head of Da Jennifer Hermoso Fuentes with both hands, without her consent”).
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Therefore, this action may constitute a crime of sexual assault and another of coercion by the pressure suffered by Jenni Hermoso and her environment after the episodeso he requests the Court to open a case against the manager.
The complaint states that:
“Immediately upon this fact, the playeras well as his around closest (family and friends) suffered a constant and repeated pressure by Mr. Rubiales and his professional environment, with the aim that, publicly, justify and approve the act committed against his will; Mrs. Jennifer suffering from a situation of harassmentagainst the development of their life in peace, tranquility and freely.”
RUBIALES INSISTS THAT IT WAS AGREED ON
Until now, the manager has insisted that the kiss was consented, however, Hermoso has said the opposite in repeatedly.
After the soccer player formalized her complaint last Tuesday, the Prosecutor’s Office decided to take legal action, for which she has asked the judge that Rubiales appear in court to file a preliminary statement.
If the National audience agrees to process the case, a formal judicial investigation will be opened that will conclude with a recommendation of dismissal or with the opening of a trial.
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Beautiful, front of 33 years, He plays for Pachuca after a long career with clubs in Europe and Spain, including the Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Atlético de Madrid. He returned to his Mexican club yesterday.
Rubiales also faces actions from the Spanish government. The sports court started an investigation to determine if he abused his authority by kissing Hermoso or if he tarnished the image of Spain with his behavior. They could declare him unfit for office for up to two years.