Barca VP rages at RFEF

Carles Vilarrubi, Barcelona Vice-president for the social section, has attacked the RFEF for not supporting the club in the FIFA transfer ban case.

Mundo Deportivo reports Vilarrubi telling RAC1that the decision to ban Barcelona from transfer activity for 12 months is ‘a disgrace’ and, he suggested, there was more to it than has been revealed.

“FIFA’s reaction is nonsense and a disgrace. Something is going on here. It’s a shame,” Vilarrubi said.

“This is an exceptional situation. It’s extraordinary. Something has happened. It hurts and we feel like we’ve been victimised.

“The RFEF has had 48 hours to open their mouth and defend the club, the backbone of the Spain team. I’m amazed.”

Jorge Perez Arias, the secretary general of the RFEF, has spoken publically, but only explained their role in the matter.

“If FIFA punishes you in November, how is it possible not to notify you in November?

“Why are we only being told in April when we’re nearly at the end of the season?

“La Masia is a model that was born 32 years ago, through Oriol Tort.

“It’s a model that is supported by all, one of excellence and outreach of Barcelona. It honours us as a club and as a country abroad.

“No player of Barcelona in the lower divisions has played without a record. Not one.”

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