Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales beneath hearth AGAIN over his messages as newest leak exhibits he made derogatory feedback about Sevilla, Villarreal and Valencia… simply weeks after he denied allegations of internet hosting orgies with FA cash
- New messages Luis Rubiales despatched to a member of the family have been revealed
- Rubiales advised his relative that he needed Sevilla to lose to Actual Madrid in 2020
- He mentioned Sevilla have been the ‘second crew I just like the least’, behind Villarreal and Valencia
- Rubiales’ leaked messages have brought about a storm in Spain lately
Spanish Soccer Federation President Luis Rubiales has once more come beneath hearth after leaked messages revealed he made derogatory feedback about Sevilla, Villarreal and Valencia.
El Confidencial, which has obtained a raft of WhatsApp messages despatched by Rubiales, reported that the Spanish FA head advised a member of the family he hoped Sevilla misplaced their match to Actual Madrid throughout the recreation on the Bernabeu in 2020.
‘Let’s examine if we knock off these basins, I do not like them,’ Rubiales mentioned, in response to El Confidencial. ‘Basins’ is a nickname for Sevilla and the membership’s followers.
The under-fire Spanish FA president went on to inform the member of the family that Sevilla ‘are the 2nd crew that I just like the least’. ‘So as Villarreal, Seville and Valencia,’ he mentioned within the messages, translated by Soccer Espana.
Rubiales additionally requested the individual what they considered Sevilla president Jose Castro. The relative replied by saying he was a ‘clown’, which was met with laughter by Rubiales.
Whereas the revelations will not be as sordid as earlier allegations made towards Rubiales – he was accused of internet hosting orgies with Spanish FA cash, which he and the organisation have strenuously denied – they might elevate questions on impartiality in LaLiga and of remedy endured by sure groups.
RFEF president Luis Rubiales (pictured) is in scorching water once more over his leaked telephone messages
In response to El Confidencial, Rubiales despatched the messages throughout a match between Actual Madrid and Sevilla
It was reported by Spanish outlet El Mundo final month that Rubiales, Spanish FA president since Might 2018, has been accused of internet hosting non-public events through which he would ‘invite eight to 10 younger women’ to a chalet within the area of Granada.
The claims are mentioned to have been made by Juan Rubiales – the uncle and former chief of workers of the RFEF president.
It was claimed the events can be financed beneath the pretence of a piece occasion, at which the closest members of his crew have been current.
El Mundo’s report incorporates additional statements from Juan Rubiales to the nation’s anti-corruption division, through which he additionally accuses his nephew of making an attempt to extract cash from the RFEF and use his affect to contract non-public investigators by way of a enterprise contracted to the federation.
In an announcement responding to the accusations, the RFEF mentioned it ‘laments and categorically denies’ the accusations which have been made, including they’ve been made by a former worker ‘motivated by spite’.
The RFEF have categorically denied the claims made towards Rubiales that he used FA cash to host orgies
The most recent drama got here months after audio messages between Rubiales and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique have been leaked.
In response to leaked 2019 messages obtained by El Confidencial earlier this yr, Pique is heard discussing the monetary particulars of the deal to carry the Spanish Supercopa to Saudi Arabia.
The defender got here beneath scrutiny after El Confidential reported it had uncovered the talks – when it was revealed Pique’s firm pocketed £20million.
As beforehand reported, Pique, 35, denied any wrongdoing, refuting claims there was a ‘battle of curiosity’ as a result of his function at Barcelona and insisting that he has ‘nothing to ‘disguise’.
It’s the newest drama surrounding the Spanish Soccer Federation President after leaked conversations between Rubiales and Gerard Pique have been launched earlier this yr
He’s additionally adamant that the method of internet hosting the match was finished ‘legally’.
Soccer Espana additionally reported that Rubiales maintained that he acted legally always and was disgusted by the hacking of his telephone.
Leaked audio of a dialog between Rubiales and Sergio Ramos additionally revealed the previous Actual defender, who’s now at PSG, had requested the Spanish FA chief for assist to win the Ballon d’Or in 2020.