The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has defended Rubiales with detailed images following the incident between the FA president and Jenni Hermoso.
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During the presentation, Luis Rubiales was seen kissing Spanish midfielder Jenni Hermoso at the medal ceremony.
The issue has made RFEF respond to the incident, explaining how it all went down during the presentation.
RFEF explains the kissing incident
RFEF have given an explanation regarding the kissing incident involving the FA president and Spanish women's player Jenni Hermoso.
According to reports from Daily Mail, Rubiales was seen grinning while hugging Hermoso, placing one hand on top of her head and the other on her back.
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In explanation, the RFEF states, “Ms Jennifer Hermoso, with her arms, grabs the RFEF President from behind, while Mr. President has his arms loose on the upper part of the player's back. Therefore, no force could be exerted.
“You can see how Mr. President has the heels of his feet raised slightly.”
In the second picture, RFEF explains that Hermosos' head is lower down in relation to Rubiales' upper arm.
The RFEF said, “Ms Jennifer Hermoso keeps her arms around Mr President's back. Mr. President keeps his arms on top of the player's body. 'It is verified how Mr. President already has much higher heels.”
In the third picture, Rubiales is lifted off the ground and the RFEF's assertion becomes more strident and assigns blame to Hermoso.
The RFEF states that “Mrs Jennifer Hermoso continues to keep her arms in the same position as the president's body while the president must bring his arms closer to the player's back as a result of having lifted him off the ground and to maintain balance.
“The inclination of the back of Mrs. Jennifer Hermoso that occurs when she is performing an action of force is indisputable.
“Mr President's feet are clearly and manifestly lifted off the ground as a result of the action of force carried out by the player.”
The RFEF provides an explanation for this final image, “Ms. Jennifer Hermoso continues to keep her arms in the same position as the president's body.
“While the president must continue to hold on to the players so as not to fall and it is evident that the arching of the player's body corresponds to the lifting force of Mr President you are performing.
“The feet of Mr. President are ostensibly raised off the ground as a result of the player's action.”