Soccer-Spain’s soccer chief Luis Rubiales quits in kiss scandal

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By Graham Keeley BARCELONA (Reuters) -Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales quit his post on Sunday after three weeks of scandal over allegations he gave an unsolicited kiss to a player on the women’s national team as they celebrated their World Cup victory last month. Rubiales announced his resignation in a statement in which he said his position had become untenable, with the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) later confirming he had sent a resignation letter to acting president Pedro Rocha. His kiss of player Jenni Hermoso after the World Cup win in Sydney on Aug. 20 had caused ou…

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