Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales to resign after a kiss incident during the Women's World Cup victory celebrations.
Rubiales kissed player Jenni Hermoso on the lips while presenting the team with their medals.
FIFA's decision to initiate disciplinary proceedings ignited a broader debate on appropriate behavior in sports.
In the wake of the public outcry, Rubiales attempted to contain the crisis by issuing a video apology.
Rubiales' apology did little to quell the growing uproar over the incident.
Rubiales, who took office in 2018, faced a series of controversies throughout his tenure.
Luis Rubiales was set for a showdown with the government after he refused to step down.