On Monday 18 September 2023, Spanish footballer Jenni Hermoso was not chosen for the primary squad introduced for the reason that scandal involving her and ex-federation president Luis Rubiales. This determination was made by new Spain head coach Montse Tome, who said that she had spoken to Hermoso and selected to not embrace her so as to “defend her”.
Following the Girls’s World Cup victory, the place Hermoso was kissed on the lips by Rubiales throughout celebrations in Sydney after defeating England, your complete World Cup-winning staff went on strike. They referred to as for reforms and new management throughout the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) after Rubiales initially refused to resign earlier than ultimately stepping down.
Final Friday, 21 out of the 23 gamers concerned within the match, together with Hermoso, declared that the strike would proceed till their calls for for structural reform on the RFEF have been met. Regardless of Rubiales’ resignation, the gamers believed that not all of their calls for had been addressed.
However, Montse Tome has referred to as up 15 gamers from the World Cup-winning squad for the upcoming Nations League matches towards Sweden and Switzerland. Hermoso, together with seven different gamers, might be absent from the squad. It stays unclear whether or not it was Hermoso herself who requested to not be referred to as up.
Among the many different gamers lacking from the squad are captain Ivana Andres, Irene Guerrero, Mariona Caldentey, Laia Codina, Alba Redondo, Rocio Galvez, and Claudia Zornoza. Tome talked about that she had spoken to all of the World Cup-winning gamers she had chosen and anticipated them to report back to the coaching camp on Tuesday. Though no participant had expressed a need to not be referred to as up, it’s unsure whether or not they have agreed to finish their boycott.