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A kiss after Spain's World Cup win prompts many to cry foul

By Constant Méheut

20 Aug 2023 · 2 min read

informed Summary

  1. Spain celebrated its first Women's World Cup victory with street parties and widespread jubilation. However, the event was marred by an incident involving the president of Spain's soccer federation, Luis Rubiales, and Spanish forward Jennifer Hermoso.

BARCELONA, Spain — Spaniards celebrated their country’s first Women’s World Cup victory Sunday afternoon by holding dance parties in the streets and sharing their giddy delight.

But it was a kiss seen around the world that was the talk of social media.

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