Highlights

  • Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales sparked controversy by kissing Jenni Hermoso on the lips during the Women's World Cup medal presentation.
  • Critics argue that Rubiales' behaviour demonstrates a nonchalant attitude towards Hermoso and highlights issues of patriarchy and sexual violence in women's sports.
  • Rubiales defended his actions, dismissing criticism as "nonsense" and stating that the affectionate gesture was a natural celebration between friends.