Date: 4 weeks ago   Category: Sport

The ex-president of UEFA was arrested on suspicion of corruption

The French mass media reported arrest of the former president of the Union of European Football Associations Michel Platini. He is suspected of taking of a bribe during the choice of the venue of World Cup 2022. Michel Platini's arrest is connected with legal investigation of bribery of voices when choosing Qatar in December, 2010 by the capital of holding the FIFA World Cup in 2022. The ex-president of UEFA will be in custody in anti-corruption directorate of judicial police in Nanterre, reports "Championship" with reference to Mediapart. Michel Platini headed the Union of European Football Associations in 2007 and remained on the president's post till October, 2015, then the Arbitration chamber of committee on ethics of FIFA discharged it of a position for 90 days, and in December of the same year Platini was disqualified for 8 years. Photo: VSE42.Ru to Share: arrest Platini's corruption suspicion of UEFA France soccer