• Ex-UEFA president Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup probe

    28 days ago - By Sportsnet

    PARIS - Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said Tuesday.
    Confirming a report by online news publication Mediapart, the official said Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the awarding of the tournament. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation.
    Platini, a former France soccer great, was being detained at the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police...
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  • World Cup 2022: Former FIFA exec Michel Platini held in Qatar corruption probe

    World Cup 2022: Former FIFA exec Michel Platini held in Qatar corruption probe

    28 days ago - By Sporting News

    Michel Platini has been detained by anti-corruption police as part of an investigation into how the 2022 World Cup host rights were awarded.
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  • The Latest: FIFA will cooperate with soccer investigations

    28 days ago - By Seattle Pi

    PARIS - The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini :
    1:20 p.m.
    FIFA says it is committed to cooperating with investigations following the arrest of former UEFA president Michel Platini in France in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
    FIFA says it is aware of reports concerning Platini but does not have the details of the French investigation.
    As UEFA president, Platini was also a FIFA vice president and had a vote on World Cup hosts.
    FIFA says it "reiterates its full commitment to cooperating with the authorities in any...
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  • Former senior soccer official Michel Platini reportedly detained amid investigation into 2022 World Cup in Qatar

    28 days ago - By Washingtonpost

    Investigators are seeking to answer whether illegal activities facilitated Qatar's successful 2010 bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
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  • Platini arrested on suspicion of corruption over 2022 Qatar World Cup bid

    28 days ago - By Goal

    The 63-year-old was questioned and detained by the Ministry of Justice amid an investigation into the awarding of the hosting rights of the tournament
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  • Platini detained as part of 2022 World Cup probe

    28 days ago - By ESPN FC

    Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested on suspicion of corruption.
    Michel Platini, the former UEFA president, was detained in Paris early on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into alleged corruption in the Qatar 2022 World Cup bidding process.
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  • Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

    Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

    28 days ago - By USA Today

    Much intrigue has centered on Platini's decision to vote for Qatar.
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  • Platini arrested on suspicion of corruption over 2022 World Cup

    28 days ago - By Goal


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  • Michel Platini arrested in Qatar World Cup investigation

    28 days ago - By The Irish Times

    Corruption, bribery suspected in awarding process for 2022 World Cup
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  • Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar'

    28 days ago - By BBC

    Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters.
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  • Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup probe

    28 days ago - By ESPN FC

    Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested on suspicion of corruption.
    Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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    What you need to know
    Since 2015 FIFA has been embroiled in scandal and controversy, but who is involved, and what have they been accused of doing?
    Infantino talks to ESPN FC
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino tells ESPN how he is hoping to clean up football after so much scandal at world football's governing body.
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  • Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation

    Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation

    28 days ago - By Fox Sports

    A justice official in France says former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup
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  • Ex-UEFA Boss Michel Platini Reportedly Arrested Amid Qatar World Cup Probe

    28 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Former UEFA president Michel Platini has reportedly been arrested as part of an investigation into the award of hosting rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar...
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  • Michel Platini arrested as part of investigation into awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

    28 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    Former UEFA president Michel Platini has reportedly been arrested over the decision to award the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar.
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