Because of corruption: Spain’s head of association to leave
Spain’s Football Association demands the resignation of President Ángel María Villar Llona. According to allegations of corruption, the latter has been suspended for a year. The Spanish Football Federation RFEF has called on its President Ángel María Villar Llona, who is accused of corruption, to resign, and the 67-year-old is to clear the way for new elections, the RFEF announced on Wednesday. The Executive Committee of the Supreme Spanish Sport Council (CSD) had suspended the official for one year already. Villar Llona had been arrested in Madrid on July 7. The Spanish judiciary had accused the head of the association and his son Gorka of corruption and embezzlement. The first day. Villar Llona was Vice President of the European Football Association (UEFA) and the FIFA World Football Association and a member of the UEFA Executive Committee until the end of July, before resigning from office. The official, who for many years was regarded as a great puppet master in international football, has been president of the Spanish Football Association since 1988.