Shockwaves are [revving / reverberating] around Spanish and world football in the [take / wake] of a kiss during the medal awards ceremony at the Women's World Cup. Spanish football federation president Luis Rubiales shocked [global / globally] television audiences when he [grubbed / grabbed] Spanish forward Jenni Hermoso's head and firmly kissed her [on / in] the lips. Rubiales has [refused / refusal] to resign, despite many calls for him to [be / do] so. Ms Hermoso said: "I believe no person, in any work, sport or [socially / social] setting should be a victim of this type of non-consensual behaviour. I felt vulnerable and a victim of an impulsive-driven, [sexism / sexist] , out-of-place act, without any [content / consent] on my part." She added: "Quite simply, I was not respected."
Mr Rubiales maintains he [had / did] nothing wrong. He said the kiss was simply a spur-of-the-moment reaction [dew / due] to being caught up [in / on] the emotion of Spain's World Cup success. He apologized [at / for] the kiss in a [pressed / press] statement on Monday. Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the apology was 'not enough'". Other ministers called [by / for] Rubiales to resign. The Spanish football federation are [backing / bucking] Rubiales. They are [making / taking] legal action against Ms Hermoso over her "lies". On Saturday, Spain's [all / entire] coaching staff, except for manager Jorge Vilda, resigned over the row. Football's world governing body FIFA have provisionally suspended Rubiales for 90 days [pending / spending] an investigation into the kiss.