Spain star Jenni Hermoso insists she “did not enjoy it” after being kissed on the lips by Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales.
The incident occurred when Hermoso made her option to the rostrum after Spain defeated England within the Women’s World Cup last because of Olga Carmona’s strike.
After being given her medal by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, Hermoso was given a hug by Rubiales, who lifted her off her toes.
A short dialog between the pair adopted earlier than Rubiales grabbed Hermoso on her again and kissed her on the lips.
Outrage rapidly unfold on social media, with supporters accusing Rubiales of inappropriate behaviour.
Asked in regards to the second, Hermoso advised Spanish TV community La 1: “Eh…yeah, I did not enjoy that.”
The World Cup additional provides to a glittering profession for the 33-year-old Hermoso, with profitable spells at Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, whereas presently that includes for Mexican outfit Pachuca.
Carmona’s first-half strike epitomised Spain’s slick type of soccer and was finally sufficient for Spain to edge out the Lionesses in Sydney, gaining revenge for his or her defeat within the quarter-finals of final 12 months’s European Championships.
Hermoso noticed a penalty saved within the second half by England shot-stopper Mary Earps, however the Lionesses couldn’t discover an equaliser, with Jorge Vilda’s facet holding on for victory.