Shockwaves are around Spanish and world football in the wake of a kiss during the medal awards ceremony at the Women's World Cup. Spanish football federation president Luis Rubiales global television audiences when he Spanish forward Jenni Hermoso's head and firmly her on the lips. Rubiales has to resign, despite many calls for him to so. Ms Hermoso said: "I no person, in any work, sport or social setting should a victim of this type of non-consensual behaviour. I vulnerable and a victim of an impulse-driven, sexist, out-of-place act, without any consent on my part." She added: "Quite simply, I not respected."
Mr Rubiales he did nothing wrong. He the kiss was simply a spur-of-the-moment reaction due to being up in the emotion of Spain's World Cup success. He for the kiss in a press statement on Monday. Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the apology 'not enough'". Other ministers for Rubiales to . The Spanish football federation are backing Rubiales. They are legal action against Ms Hermoso over her "lies". On Saturday, Spain's entire coaching staff, except for manager Jorge Vilda, over the row. Football's world governing body FIFA have provisionally Rubiales for 90 days pending an investigation into the kiss.