Final week, Hermoso accused Rubiales of sexual assault, submitting a authorized grievance concerning the unsolicited kiss following the World Cup closing. The Spanish prosecutor submitted a grievance towards Rubiales to the Excessive Court docket on Friday.
Rubiales initially refused to resign after the incident that befell in Sydney after Spain’s win over England, however on Sunday night he introduced his resignation in an interview with broadcaster Piers Morgan.
He additionally wrote a letter, which he shared on his social media accounts, explaining that he had taken the choice to go away after being assured that his exit would help Spain’s hopes of co-hosting 2030’s males’s World Cup and since he feels it’s “clear” he will be unable to return to his place, citing “de facto powers that may block my return”.
Hermoso has not commented on Rubiales’s resignation. RFEF confirmed his exit in a short assertion that merely mentioned: “The [RFEF] confirms that Luis M Rubiales Béjar has submitted his resignation tonight.
“He communicated this to the federation by way of a letter to Pedro Rocha Junco. Moreover, he additionally resigned from his place as vice-president of Uefa. With the resignation of Luis Rubiales, the process described in article 31.8 of the present federation statutes is initiated.”
Eighty one Spain gamers had declared themselves unavailable for choice for Spain whereas Rubiales remained in cost.