He has communicated it in a meeting to Juan Antonio Samaranch
Luis Rubiales, President of the Spanish Football Federation, has requested the postponement of the Olympic Games to the vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Juan Antonio Samaranch. Rubiales and Samaranch have participated in a meeting with the president of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) and the leaders of other Spanish federations.
"Health must prevail over any other issue”Says Rubiales, who joins the most powerful Olympic sports federations, the American swimming and athletics federations, which have already called for the postponement of the Games.
"Sport is our reason for being, but now it must be in the background. We continue to work for football and solutions for this sector, however, now the duty as Spaniards is to stay united and to suspend all sports events, as from the first moment it was done by this Federation regarding those competitions on the that it has competition ”, he adds.