Luis Rubiales is the new vice-president of UEFA after Aleksander Ceferin, president of the continental body, has proposed him and has been unanimously elected by the Executive Committee.
The president of the RFEF Luis Rubiales , has been elected as the new vice-president of UEFA during the meeting of the Executive Committee of the organization held in Baku (Azerbaijan).
Rubiales was proposed by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin of Slovenia, and unanimously elected by the members of the Executive Committee, the RFEF said in a statement.
This appointment comes a year after being elected president of the RFEF and less than four months after his election as a member of the Executive Committee, during the 43rd Ordinary Congress that the organism held on February 7 in Rome.
In this way, he becomes the youngest vice-president of the four that UEFA currently has and one of the youngest in the history of the body occupying the vacancy of the former president of the German Football Federation (DFB), Reinhard Grindel, who He resigned three months ago to hide an income of 78,000 euros from a subsidiary of the federation.
Previously, Rubiales held other management positions as president of AFE, vice president of FIFPro, member of the UEFA Strategic Committee, member of the Delegated Committee of the CSD or representative of European footballers in Brussels, among others.