The brother of Jennifer Hermoso and a friend of the player have “ratified and expanded” before the judge what the player maintained in her complaint for the non-consensual kiss of Luis Rubiales, according to legal sources present in the declaration.
Both have appeared at the National Court before the judge investigating the former president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), who had also summoned two of them for this Monday. lip reading experts who have ratified the report provided by the defense by Rubiales.
The proceedings to verify whether Rubiales committed a crime of sexual assault and another of coercion will continue on Thursday, with the appearances of the Marketing Director, Ruben Rivera; the former head of Integrity, Miguel García Caba; the head of communications of the women’s team, Patricia Perez; and that of the director of the men’s national team, Albert Luke.
Three of Hermoso’s teammates in the national team will also declare on October 2: players Alexia Putellas, Irene Paredes and Misa Rodríguez. The magistrate wants to carry out all the essential procedures before taking Hermoso’s own statement.
These statements take place after the magistrate received through the Australian Embassy the certificate of the content of all crimes of the Penal Code of that country in relation to the facts investigated and which are applicable in the State of New South Wales.