15 gamers have handed of their resignations to Spanish soccer federation RFEF, insisting they are going to not return to the set-up whereas Jorge Vilda stays head coach.
News broke of their declare late on Thursday night time and it shortly shook the panorama of Spanish soccer.
Rather alarmingly, the RFEF launched a defiant assertion seemingly standing by Vilda whatever the public backlash, revealing that those that submitted resignations could possibly be banned from the nationwide staff for 5 years.
“The Real Federación Española de Fútbol communicates that throughout the day it has received 15 emails from 15 players of the women’s senior football team, coincidentally all with the same wording, in which they say that the current situation generated. It affects “considerably” their “emotional state” and their ‘health’ and that ‘as long as it is not reversed,’ they are resigning from the Spanish national team,” the assertion learn.
“The RFEF will not allow the players to question the continuity of the national coach and his coaching staff, as taking these decisions does not fall within their powers. The federation will not recognize any type of pressure from any player when adopting sporting measures. These types of maneuvers are far from exemplary and outside the values of football and sport and are harmful.
“According to present Spanish laws, not collaborating in a nationwide staff name is categorized as a really severe offense and may end up in sanctions of between two and 5 years of disqualification. The RFEF, opposite to the best way these gamers are performing, desires to make it clear that it should not take them to this excessive or push them. Directly it should not name up footballers who are not looking for to put on the Spanish shirt. The affiliation will solely have dedicated footballers even in the event that they should play with kids.
“This fact has gone from being a matter of sport to a matter of dignity. The selection is non-negotiable. It is an unprecedented situation in the history of football, both male and female, in Spain and worldwide.
“Spain’s current and future lies within the potential of the decrease classes and of gamers who this summer time have been named U-20 World Champions and U-19 European Champions, along with being awarded the European U-17 youth runner-up.
“The national team needs players who are committed to the project, defend our colors and are proud to wear the Spanish shirt.
“The gamers who’ve submitted their resignations will solely return to nationwide staff self-discipline in the long run in the event that they settle for their mistake and say sorry.”