Hermoso accuses Spanish federation of bid to ‘intimidate’ players

Spanish football star Jenni Hermoso slams the country’s football federation for threatening her World Cup champion teammates with fines and suspension if they refuse to play in Nations League matches against Sweden and Switzerland. – AFP pic, September 19, 2023.

FOOTBALL star Jenni Hermoso has accused the Spanish federation of seeking to “intimidate and threaten” the World Cup champion players by calling them up against their will for two Nations League matches.

The Spain international, who was forcibly kissed by former Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales following her team’s triumph in Sydney on August 20, was not included in the squad but expressed her support for the rest of her teammates. 

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