Luis Rubiales has arrived at a Madrid court docket to be questioned by a choose investigating his kiss of Jenni Hermoso.
The previous head of Spain’s soccer federation precipitated uproar when he kissed the participant after Spain received the ladies’s World Cup.
She stated she did not consent to it – one thing Mr Rubiales disputes.
It got here after Hermoso herself made a formal complaint to the prosecutor.
It’s now as much as choose Francisco de Jorge to determine whether or not to pursue formal legal prices.
Mr Rubiales may very well be fined or be jailed for between one to 4 years if the case finally goes to trial.
He’s additionally going through an inquiry by Spain‘s prime sport court docket for “critical misconduct” and an investigation by FIFA, which has provisionally suspended him.
Mr Rubiales was additionally pictured grabbing his crotch in celebration when Spain edged out England in final month’s ultimate.
The 46-year-old didn’t communicate as he entered the courthouse on Friday morning, however just lately told Piers Morgan he is a “good guy” and the reality would emerge.
The fallout from his actions has additionally seen the workforce’s supervisor, Jorge Vilda, sacked after he applauded Mr Rubiales throughout a speech.