European clubs union calls on Luis Rubiales to resign from post

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  • Spain federation president refuses to quit over Hermoso kiss
  • European union represents 121 clubs around the continent

The Union of European Clubs (UEC), which represents 121 teams from around the continent, has issued a statement urging Luis Rubiales to stand down with immediate effect as president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF).

Pressure has been growing around Europe all week for the disgraced Rubiales to resign amid continued condemnation of the unsolicited kiss he gave the national team player Jenni Hermoso after the Women’s World Cup final. Rubiales was provisionally suspended by Fifa, football’s global governing body, on Saturday pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings but he has doubled down on his intention to remain in situ despite becoming increasingly isolated domestically.

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Written by Nick Ames
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