The president of UEFA, the Slovenian Aleksandar Ceferin, accused “the journalists” of this exaggerated when he reported the kiss that the former president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, gave to the player Jenni Hermoso after the Women’s World Cup final.
Ceferin attributed this to Rubiales being blamed serious crime for this kiss.
“When I read that it is a crime… As a criminal defense attorney, this seems completely illogical to me.. “You journalists have taken this story to such a level,” the UEFA president told press professionals from regional television N1 who interviewed him.
Ceferin made these statements after admitting that Rubiales’ actions were “inappropriate and reckless,” which is why “it was a fight he couldn’t win.” “He couldn’t stay in the position he held.he added.
He pointed out that he had spoken to the former president of the RFEF several times about the situation and advised him to resign.
Ceferin admitted that they are needed Changes in the dominant culture in the football in relation to the Women.
“We need a code of conduct that sets this out clearly Limits of acceptable behavior and determine the consequences if the line is crossed,” he said.
She also considered it necessary for there to be more women in football and for the number of places reserved for them in UEFA committees to be increased.
“In Europe we have three presidents of national football associations and 52 presidents. In fact, there are very few women (managers) in football,” she stressed.