FORMER UEFA PRESIDENT MICHEL PLATINI FREE TO RETURN TO FOOTBALL AFTER 4-YEAR BAN

Written by on October 9, 2019

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Former UEFA president Michel Platini is finally free to return to
football when his four-year ban for ethics violations ends.
Platini however remains linked to a corruption investigation in
his home country relating to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
He was banned from football for receiving a two-million Swiss
franc payment from the head of the world game Blatter, who
was banned for eight years and later reduced to six, for his part.
A triple Ballon d’Or winner, Platini was expected to succeed
Sepp Blatter as FIFA president in 2016 but fell from grace a few
months earlier.


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