The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) continues with the purge of managers from the Rubiales era and has dismissed the Director of Communication, Pablo García Cuervo. The decision was adopted hours after the National Court summoned him as a witness to clarify whether he was aware of pressure on the player. Jenni Hermoso to testify in favor of the former president of Spanish football.
Cuervo’s head was one of the impositions of the women’s team players on the RFEF board that they now chair. Pedro Rocha.
The dismissal occurs despite the fact that the head of Communication had the support of the players of the senior men’s team, who have endorsed in recent days before the board his work at the head of the team’s Communication during recent years.
Other prominent members of the federative entity have also supported Cuervo, who have argued that he had no involvement in the pressure on the soccer player after the kiss episode. The one who had positioned himself against him had been the person in charge of the Sports Area, Albert Luke.
The dismissal of this Asturian journalist is added to those of the former head of Integrity, Miguel García-Cabaand that of the once all-powerful general secretary of Rubiales, Andrew Fields.