FIFA’s ethics committee has completed an inquiry into accusations of corruption against Platini and now demanding for his life time ban.
What the actual story is?
Swiss authorities slammed criminal proceedings against Blatter in September over a 2 million Swiss franc ($1.97 million) payment from FIFA to Platini in 2011. The case was part of a broader scandal that broke around FIFA in May when 14 officials including two ex-vice presidents were indicted in the United States. As a player, Platini led French soccer out of the turbulence phase. Later he became one of the sport’s most powerful officials Currently he is head of European soccer’s governing body UEFA. FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert who is due to issue a verdict by the end of the year.
However Platini, still determined to run in February’s election for president in Zurich, and also registered as a candidate.