Luis Rubiales, former president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), was recorded by laSexta cameras at the airport in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, before taking a flight back to Spain. Rubiales goes to Barajas airport in Madrid.

He does this after granting ainterview with El Objective by Ana Pastorthat we can see tonight on laSexta at 10:30 p.m.. Ana Pastor herself confirmed that Rubiales “had a ticket for that flight to Madrid.” The flight was scheduled to arrive in Barajas around 9:45 a.m. this Wednesday, although it was delayed.

In the images accompanying this information, you can see the former president of the RFEF sitting calmly in one of the waiting areas at the Punta Cana airport. A few hours earlier, Rubiales assured in his interview with ‘El Objective’ that “lies” were told about him in the media Communication. “It’s a lie that he hit a home run here (in the Dominican Republic), it’s a lie that he has a baseball team, it’s a lie that he hit a ball in Cape Town- Green, it is a lie that he has land for the construction of hotels in Saudi Arabia,” he assured Ana Pastor. Additionally, in a preview of the interview, he states that the money he has in his bank accounts “has nothing to do with the media’s claims.” “My money is the product of my work and my savings,” he says.

Rubiales is under investigation by a alleged offense of corruption in contracts while he was head of the RFEF. Precisely, the Central Operational Unit of the Civil Guard(UCO) registered its accommodation this Monday Temporary in the Dominican Republic.

The judge in charge of the investigation into the allegedly irregular contracts, while Rubiales was president of the RFEF, ordered that this recording be carried out abroad as part of a file for which the secrecy of the procedures was decreed. A few days ago, Rubiales’ house in Granada was also searched, as well as the headquarters of the RFEF, looking for possibly irregular contracts from the last five years, coinciding with the time when Rubiales was head of the ‘entity.

Rubiales’ legal situation

On March 22, the judge investigating allegations of corruption in the management of Luis Rubiales as head of the RFEF released the man who was his external legal advisor, Tomas Gonzalez CuetoAlready Angel González Segura, linked to the company that carried out the work on the La Cartuja stadium in Seville. Both were arrested by the Civil Guard as part of the investigation for alleged crimes related to business corruption, unfair administration and money laundering between 2018 and 2023, when Rubiales headed the RFEF.

Then, his defense informed the judge that Rubiales would return to Spain from the Dominican Republic on April 6, assuring that was “at the full and complete disposal” of the Court and that he could “return before that date if he deemed it necessary and if he was required to do so.”

The UCO operation for possible corruption within the RFEF is investigating alleged irregularities in the contracts to play the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia. Specifically, the judge is investigating allegedly irregular contracts, such as the one that brought the Spanish Super Cup to Saudi Arabia, in a deal negotiated by Gerard Piqué, former FC Barcelona footballer and president of the company. Cosmos.

Rubiales was head of the RFEF between 2018 and 2023, a position from which he resigned after player Jennifer Hermoso filed a complaint over the kiss he gave her on the mouth during the Women’s World Cup celebration won by Spain. The former coach was also vice-president of UEFA at that time.

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