Three La Liga Clubs Demand an Apology From Spanish FA Boss for Unruly Comments in Leaked WhatsApp Chats

Three La Liga Clubs Demand an Apology From Spanish FA Boss for Unruly Comments in Leaked WhatsApp Chats

  • Sevilla, Valencia and Villarreal have demanded an apology from the President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales, after his chats were leaked
  • In a conversation with his father, the Spanish FA boss expressed disdain for the three clubs who are now set to take action
  • El Confidencial has released a string of private messages obtained from Rubiales' phone throughout the year

La Liga clubs Sevilla, Valencia, and Villareal are demanding an apology from the Royal Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales, after he revealed he disliked them all.

Rubiales expressed his disgust for the Spanish teams in a conversation with his father, which has now been leaked to the public by El Confidencial.

Luis Rubiales, Spanish FA, Sevilla, Valencia, Villareal, La Liga
Luis Rubiales in a conversation with his father revealed he disliked Sevilla, Valencia, and Villareal. Photo by Europa Press Sports
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According to ESPN, the three clubs have branded the Spanish boss’ remarks 'disrespectful, unacceptable and arrogant' and suggested they distort the transparency of the competition.

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The clubs, who expressed their displeasure in a joint statement, chastised Rubiales saying his animosity and arrogance towards them is unacceptable coming from someone who holds a position of such responsibility.

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Sevilla, Valencia and Villarreal have urged Rubiales to tender an apology, as his behaviour does not contribute to the transparency of the competition.

Spanish FA boss accused of hosting adult parties

Meanwhile, the President of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales has been accused of hosting private parties at a chalet in the region of Granada, as Football Espana reports.

Rubiales was alleged to have used federation money to fund these parties. He was accused by his uncle and former chief of staff, Juan Rubiales of organising adult parties with young ladies at the chalet.

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In the past, Rubiales had to defend himself against claims that he had colluded with Barcelona player Gerard Pique in unethical practices.

Leaked documents reveal Gerard Pique as the highest paid defender

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Gerard Pique is in the spotlight again as a recently leaked document has confirmed the 35-year-old was once the world’s highest-paid defender in the world in his previous contract with Barcelona.

The deal, which was signed under ousted Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu, saw the defender earn as high as €142m in gross salary in a 5-year contract.

Pique's request to the then Barcelona board was explicitly to be the highest-paid central defender in the world, ahead of rival and Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.

Source: Sports Brief News

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