Luis Rubiales is reportedly selling his Madrid home worth £1.2 million due to increasing legal fees following the kiss-gate scandal.
According to The Sun, the former Spanish Football Federation president, Rubiales is currently in the process of selling his home due to the accumulation of legal fees and an increase in alimony payments to his ex-wife and children.
The former FA chief is now required to pay double alimony for his daughters, as his ex-wife successfully won a lawsuit against him.
Rubiales and his wife separated in 2013 and he is already fulfilling his financial obligations as per the legal agreement.
El Mundo reported that the 46-year-old pays his ex-wife €800 (£689) per month for each of their three daughters.
The former FA chief, who has been publicly disgraced for his misconduct during the recently concluded Women’s World Cup, has encountered another financial crisis.
In a recent interview with Piers Morgan, the former president of the Spanish FA announced his resignation following weeks of criticism regarding his unruly behavior after the Women’s World Cup final.
Rubiales is now facing a lawsuit for alleged sexual assault and coercion after he kissed Spain midfielder, Jenni Hermoso on the mouth following Spain’s victory over England in Sydney in August.
According to reports from the Sun, the former Spanish FA chief is considering selling his £1.2 million property in Madrid to support his legal battle.
The property boasts two bedrooms, each with its bathroom.
The building features amenities of a community pool, a gastro bar, a home cinema room, and a gym.
The ground floor of the property includes a spacious living and dining room, three additional bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, an office, a storage room, and a double garage.
According to reports from Spanish outlet La Vanguardia, it is claimed that Rubiales purchased the duplex a year ago and invested £1.1m in its complete renovation.
Rubiales has been prohibited from contacting Hermoso or being within a 200-meter distance from her
Just recently, the former football executive received another setback when he was issued a restraining order that prohibits him from contacting Jenni Hermoso or being in close proximity to her.
The former president of Spain’s FA has been prohibited from approaching Hermoso within a distance of 200 meters or attempting to communicate with her.
This comes after Hermoso claimed that she and her relatives were subjected to pressure by Rubiales and his entourage to falsely state that she approved of what happened.
What’s likely to happen to Luis Rubiales?
Luis Rubiales is currently facing a potential court case due to charges filed by Jenni Hermoso.
These charges stem from an incident where Rubiales kissed Hermoso without her consent following the World Cup final.
Rubiales faces the possibility of serving jail time if charged and convicted of sexual assault, a crime that carries a prison sentence ranging from one to five years.
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