During the broadcast of the Real Madrid-Eibar last Sunday, corresponding to the First IberdrolaAn outrageous comment slipped in. “Jorge, they never had to play. They had to ban it. What do these women want, man? Equality ”, it was heard, and RTVE has issued a statement in this regard.
“Radio Televisión Española has opened an internal investigation to clarify the origin of the unforgivable macho comments that could be heard by ambient sound during the tests of the LaLiga Primera División Femenina match between Real Madrid and Eibar on May 16. As it was a technical test, this sequence was not broadcast on any of the RTVE channels or platforms, nor on Teledeporte that broadcast the game live, nor on + TDP.
According to a contract with the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the rights that RTVE holds over this sporting event are non-exclusive, so RTVE must deliver the signal of the match to the RFEF for possible distribution to third parties both nationally and international
The Equality Observatory has acted ex officio and has initiated a file so that the appropriate measures are taken in the event that these sexist comments could come from an RTVE worker “, it could be read in the full statement.