The incident occurred after Saturday’s pleasant match in Mexico between Tigres and Huerta’s membership Houston Sprint, which performs within the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League (NWSL), the highest tier of US soccer.
Huerta, who has performed seven instances for the USWNT, was taking a selfie with followers within the stand when the person standing behind her for the picture appeared to grabbed her chest.
Tigres put out an announcement on Monday, together with a WhatsApp quantity, calling for assist from its fan base to establish the person.
“As soon as the so-called fan has been recognized, he can be prohibited for all times from coming into any of our services and any girls’s or males’s matches,” the membership stated in an announcement.
“At Tigres, we’re totally dedicated to eradicating in our stadium and in our neighborhood any type of harassment or scenario that violates human dignity or seeks to intimidate, degrade or offend girls.
“On account of the occasions that passed off on Saturday, during which a so-called fan presumably violated the dignity of the Houston Sprint participant on the finish of the sport, now we have determined to take motion concerning this motion. We can be submitting a lawsuit in opposition to whoever was accountable for this occasion.”
In a follow-up assertion despatched to CNN, Tigres stated: “He has already been recognized due to our followers and his info has been handed over to the respective authorities to allow them to do the investigation and corroborate the knowledge.”
The Mexican membership stated it wish to “apologize profusely” to Huerta and her household for the “regrettable expertise.”
“For Tigres, above all, defending and defending the dignity of all people will at all times be of utmost significance,” the membership stated.
Tigres handed on the knowledge to the Common Prosecutor of Justice of the State of Nuevo Leon, with the Prosecutor’s Workplace specializing in Femicides and Crimes Dedicated Towards Girls wanting into the case.
“The Prosecutor opened an investigation in follow-up to information unfold on social networks concerning the possible legal conduct in opposition to a Houston Sprint group participant,” the workplace stated in an announcement to CNN.
“In keeping with info additionally disseminated via media statements, the occasions occurred on the finish of a match held on October 5, 2019 on the Estadio Universitario en San Nicolás de los Garza, after which an unidentified male fan presumably touched the younger athlete.”
Neither the membership or the prosecutor are at this stage figuring out the fan.
In an announcement, Houston Sprint stated it helps Tigres’ place of “zero tolerance” in the direction of the incident.
“We consider that habits has no place in our recreation or in our society,” the membership stated. “Above all, our fundamental precedence is the safety of the gamers and we thank Tigres’ efforts to resolve this matter.”
CNN requested Houston Sprint if it was attainable to succeed in Huerta for remark however the membership wasn’t instantly in a position to reply.
Tigres is one among Mexico’s greatest supported golf equipment. The boys’s aspect has gained seven nationwide championships and the ladies have gained two titles since being shaped for the inaugural girls’s season in 2017.