Spanish Soccer Boss Luis Rubiales Abruptly Quits After Kissing Scandal

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Luis Rubiales, the scandal-roiled Spanish football federation president, told British television host Piers Morgan he would step down from his position in an interview that aired Sunday, exactly three weeks after forcibly kissing a female soccer player at a World Cup ceremony.

“My resignation? Yes, I’m going to, I cannot continue my work,” Rubiales said on Piers Morgan Uncensored.

“My father, my daughters, I spoke with them, they know it’s not a question about me. They say to me, ‘Luis, now you have to focus on your dignity and continue your life, because you will do damage to people you love.’”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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