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Platini

(French platini)
n
(Biography) Michel. born 1955, French footballer, manager, and administrator; scored 41 goals in 72 games for France (1976–87); manager of France (1988–92); president of UEFA from 2007; European Footballer of the Year (1983–85)
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FORMER UEFA president Michel Platini has vowed to clear his name after being questioned by police this week over the controversial Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Michel Platini's detainment for questioning by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar is "in no way an arrest", according to a statement released on behalf of the former UEFA president.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.
Mediapart report that Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday morning as part of the investigation by the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police into the rigging of votes to award Qatar the upcoming World Cup.
UEFA President Michel Platini attends a news conference after the draw for the 2015/2016 PARIS, June 18 (MENA) - Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup, The Daily Mail reported.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, said media reports citing a judicial official.
Paris -- Former UEFA president Michel Platini said Saturday he hoped FIFA would lift his ban over a controversial 1.8-million-euro payment after Swiss prosecutors said they had found no evidence so far to incriminate him.
Banned UEFA president Michel Platini will be allowed to attend matches at the European Football Championship providing he does not do it in any official role, the European governing body's acting general secretary said on Wednesday.
MICHEL Platini will quit as Uefa president after failing to overturn his ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
MICHEL Platini will resign as Uefa president after failing to overturn his ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which cut his sanction from six to four years.
DEPOSED Sepp Blatter declared "I will always be a president" after suggesting there is "a kind of conspiracy at FIFA" against Michel Platini.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter and banned UEFA head Michel Platini lost appeals Wednesday when both had bans from world soccer upheld.