The former national team Iker Casillas announced Monday that he will stand for the presidential elections of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).
The exarker of the Spanish team Iker Boxes announced Monday that it will be presented at Presidential elections of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), planned for this year, in which it would compete with the current president, Luis Rubiales.RELATED
“Yes, I will run for the RFEF Presidency when the elections are called,” he wrote Boxes in their social networks, adding that “together we will put our Federation at the height of the best football in the world: that of Spain”.
“I have informed the president of my Club, FC Porto, of this decision, to which I can only express my deepest gratitude,” he said. Boxes
The world champion with Spain in 2010 thus confirmed what was an open secret, after last week an interview with the Secretary of State for Sport, Irene Lozano, in which Boxes I would have anticipated his intention.
The president of the Higher Sports Council (CSD) also confirmed the interview, but refused to reveal what they talked about and said “any clarification will be made by him.”
Last January, speculation in the press had worsened after Boxes He will publish some photos with former Red teammates like Carles Puyol or Andrés Iniesta, which was interpreted as the possibility that he was looking for support for his federative aspirations.