Amazing gesture of support from MLS players Jenny Hermoso

The San Diego Wave and Orlando Pride, two teams from the United States Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), have expressed their support for the initiative.Spanish soccer player Jenny Hermoso When jumping onto the court in their duel on Friday with bracelets that read “With you Jenny,” after the world champion received a kiss on the mouth from President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales.

Alex Morgan, a two-time world champion with the US national team, and all the players of both teams joined the reaction to the case that has made the front pages of major international media in recent days.

The first female soccer player to express her disgust at what happened was American soccer legend Megan Rapinoe, the current player for the NFL’s OL Reign.

“What happened made me think of all we have to bear. Think of the weight the Spanish team had to bear. Some of the players who stood up last year (when protesting the treatment of the coach and the Spanish Football Federation) are still out of the team. Rapinoe said in A recent interview: “Maybe that was the thing that motivated them, but you shouldn’t feel like it.”

“And there was another image that showed the deep level of misogyny and sexism in that federation and in that guy (Rubiales) after the final whistle simply holding his leg. What kind of upside down world are we living in? On the biggest stage, footballer OL Reign continued. You should be celebrating, Jenny had to be physically harassed by that person.”

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Rapinoe recalled Rubiales kissing Hermoso at the World Cup medals ceremony, where Spain made history by winning their first title in the final against England.

Colombian Jorge Ivan Palacio, President of FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee, agreed on Saturday, using the powers granted by Article 51 of the Disciplinary Code, to “temporarily suspend” the Rubiales president “from all football-related activities”. nationally and internationally.

This suspension, which will be effective as of today, extends for an initial period of ninety days and as long as the disciplinary action opened by this Disciplinary Committee against Mr. Luis Rubiales on Thursday, August 24, is processed. Statement of world football’s highest body.

Women's football
Alexia Potellas, 11, and Irene Paredes, 4, have come out to defend their partner, Jenny Hermoso.

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