Luis Rubiales, president of the RFEF


Luis Rubiales announces the RFEF measures against the coronavirus crisis

Published:25/03/2020 - 14:17h

Updated:25/03/2020 - 17:19h

Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Federation of Football, announced the measures that will take from the RFEF to combat the crisis by the coronavirus

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The propagation of the coronavirus has caused an important sanitary crisis and economic in several countries, in which it has decreed the state of alarm. The world of the sport has seen also gravely affected due to the fact that they have detained all the competitions, reason by which Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Federation of Football, announced the measures that will take from the RFEF.

In a conference offered telemáticamente, the Canarian exposed his speech. "This Is striking us to all, anonymous people and people of the football, as Lorenzo Sanz or the father of Santi Denia. The football is now something very little important in front of the world-wide problem of the pandemia. But still like this we have to follow working in the football. From the RFEF are to the service of our institutions", began.

The total, the president of the RFEF communicated that they will take seven measures consensuadas with the clubs. "I have spoken with the presidents of the territorial. Inside the brutality of the thousands of dead persons, all they have received willingly the following measures", said, before enumerating them.

In the first place, it ensured that they suspend the competitions and that does not put date of turn. "All the competitions are suspended, and do not want to think in any date. We are to the order of our authorities. From the Federation do not go to put dates. When it go back the normality, will speak. I commissioned a report to the doctors so that they say us which terms it is necessary to mark. No only when it is necessary to go back to begin, but in which terms", said.

"The competitions have to finish... That the won or stray was in the field"

Second, it offered to the Upper Council of Sports (CSD) the hotel of the Spanish selection for the use that consider timely. "I have offered him to the CSD put the hotel of the Selection to disposal of the Authorities, well for medicalizarlo, to do a hospital... For what they want to", manifested.

Also it offered to the sanitary by means of the fisioterapeutas and psychologists of the RFEF. "We have put to disposal of our sanitary to the team of fisioterapeutas and psychologists, to help them in what it can . To help in which they are in an inhuman situation", affirmed.

Besides, it ensured that they will allocate bottoms to the investigation of the illness. "The RFEF has saved an important sum of money that has put to disposal of the Government and of the COE to open a project of investigation. We go to help to the researchers of our country in the next years", ensured.

Also it promised helps to the most modest teams. "In the labour and economic field, all the subventions that pay are covered until the last cent. We go to fulfil the promised. The no professional football go to give free licences during the next two years, and also go to postpone the payment of the debts that this modest football can have with his players during this time. The same measures go them to apply in the football-room. All will have a line of credit of four million euros. It is a credit with own resources of the RFEF, to cost zero and with a term of return of two years", aimed.

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Rubiales Also wanted to him tend the hand to LaLiga and avoid confrontations to face up to a common problem. "Also we offer him to LaLiga look for conjoint solutions. We see that LaLiga is warning. Without going in in confrontation, can go in in a line of credit of quinientos million euros to help to the football. It is moment to join", sentenced.

Finally, it wanted to launch a message of optimism in seen to be able to surpass the grave sanitary crisis that lives in the last weeks. "My message is of union and hope, the football, the modest and the one of elite, have to give this message. Between all go to stop this virus", concluded.

In the turn of questions, besides, denied that they do not go to finish the competitions: "We have had an alone voice. First, the health. Segundo, when we go back that the competitions have to finish. That what win or lose each one that was in the terrain of game. Finish with the same rules that began ".

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