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Rousaud withdraws the race for the presidency of Barça

He Barcelona Soccer Club continues to lose candidates in the electoral race for the presidency. Emili rousaud He presented his resignation this Thursday and finally will not be a candidate, leaving the final election, except for a new last-minute withdrawal, to a fight of three between Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa.

Rousaud He delivered a formal resignation to the Club’s Management Commission on Thursday, without waiting for the final count of signatures, which had to be validated by the electoral board with a final date at the end of this day. A few hours earlier, on Wednesday night, Emili explained that he had 1,952 ballots validated, 50 void and 500 pending validation.

«We prefer to stay out of the dirty war. We are not going to be part of any candidacy. I am very sorry for the team and especially for Josep Maria Minguella “, said Rousaud, visibly affected, after announcing his withdrawal from the electoral race for the presidency of Barça.

The former candidate had to face the accusations due to an alleged vote signed by Agustí Benedito, another that could not advance in the electoral race, among the ballots presented. Rousaud had made the cut on Monday having delivered a total of 2,510 ballots, a figure higher than the 2,257 that were established as a court.