Luis Rubiales, former president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), finally appeared on Friday before the judge of the National Court, Francisco de Jorge, to testify about the accusation against him for alleged sexual assault committed against the Spanish national team player Jenni Hermoso.
Rubieales was questioned by prosecutor Marta Durántez, who He asked him about five people supposedly related to the coercion that Hermoso mentioned in his complaint presented before the Prosecutor’s Office after the kiss she received from the former Spanish soccer president after winning the Women’s World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
Given this, the former Spanish manager denied that he or any other executive of the football entity, including former coach Jorge Vilda, had coerced the player.
According to information obtained by the EFE news agency, in addition to Rubiales and Vilda, they were mentioned by the prosecutor the director of the Spanish team, Albert Luque, the Marketing Director of the RFEF, Rubén Rivera, and the Press Director, Pablo García Cuervo, among others.
Although different names were mentioned in the different questions, The accused remained firm in his argument, denying at all times that they had coerced Jenni Hermoso in any way. and insisted that the kiss he gave her was consensual.
After completing the statements that lasted approximately 45 minutes, Judge Francisco de Jorge, attending to some of the requests of the Prosecutor’s Office and the private prosecution, He prohibited Rubiales from communicating and approaching Hermoso within 200 meters during the investigation period of this case.
The former president of the RFEF maintained his exculpatory version by denying all the accusations directed against him by the Public Ministry, who filed a complaint in the National Court – because the events had occurred abroad – after Jenni Hermoso formalized her complaint to the Prosecutor’s Office.
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