Queen Letizia, splashed by controversy in the final of the Queen’s Cup

History repeats itself for Queen Letizia. When there are a couple of months left until the one year anniversary of the scandal Luis Rubiales con Jennifer Hermoso At the 2023 World Cup in Australia, the consort has been marred by another controversy in a soccer stadium.

After the victory of the Barça club, which defeated Real Sociedad 8-0 at the La Romareda stadium, it was the turn of the winning team to be presented with the Queen’s Cup and their respective medals.

In the case of the presentation of the Queen’s Cup, as established by protocol, the consort presented the trophy to Alexia Putellasthe captain of the Barcelona Football Club, from the authorities’ box.

Meanwhile, on the field, a member of the club gave the medals to the players without any order. Given the surreal moment of how they were receiving the awards, the player Salma Paracuello She looked at her partner in disbelief as she said: “It’s a joke?“.

The Royal Spanish Football Federation, RFEF, has clarified that it is common for the trophy to be awarded in the box and the medals in the locker room. “It is common that in some tournaments organized by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) the trophy is presented in the box and it is the delegate of the champion team who distributes the medals in the locker room.“, they have explained.

Social networks have also echoed the controversy. Many users have criticized the way in which the medals have been delivered to the Barça club’s women’s team. “How long are you going to tolerate these humiliations? Can you imagine this medal ceremony in a men’s final? Shame!“said an Internet user on X, formerly Twitter.