ProLiga calls for compliance with the Sports Law and the protocol against sexual violence


ProLiga, the association of men’s soccer clubs in the national category and non-professional field registered with the Ministry of Labour, spoke on Wednesday before the performance of the president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, in the World Cup final, and called for compliance with the new Sports Law to refine responsibilities, take care of the values ​​of sport and the Spain Brand.

“We would like to emphasize in the first place that our mission as an association is to ensure that sport is conceived as an opportunity to transmit values ​​in society and encourage behaviors that contribute to the personal and professional growth of the thousands of girls and boys that make up our Schools, in a context of equality, diversity and collaboration,” said the ProLiga statement.

For this reason, the amateur football association pointed out that “it is essential to comply with the provisions of the new Sports Law against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sport, as well as what is specified in the Action Protocol against to Sexual Violence of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF)”.

ProLiga joined the rain of communiqués in recent days denouncing Rubiales’ performance during the World Cup final that crowned the women’s soccer team champion. The president of the RFEF celebrated the triumph by touching his genitals in the box and at the ceremony he kissed Jenni Hermoso on the mouth.

“As is obvious, any possible breach of what is included in the aforementioned must be investigated by the RFEF itself, the Higher Sports Council and other competent bodies, assuming whoever corresponds, without exception, the responsibilities and consequences that may arise. “, Add.

“The current moment is very special for our sport, culminated in the spectacular success of our women’s team, but also because of the national and international projection that the Spain brand conveys, through numerous professionals carrying out their activity around the world,” he insists.

“We, all of us who make up football, have the responsibility to prevent anything and anyone, regardless of their position or position, from putting this image at risk because it would significantly harm the objectives and illusions of an entire country of leading sports projects. such as the candidacy to organize the 2030 World Cup, which would bring so much benefit, obviously resulting in the most modest football”, he concludes.