FIFA Bans President Sepp Blatter, UEFA Head Michel Platini 8 Years
Blatter and Platini both avoided lifetime bans from FIFA. The suspensions stem from a $2 million "disloyal payment" made to Platini in 2011.By Matt Moreno | December 21, 2015
"... but I will fight. I will fight for me and I will fight for FIFA. Suspended eight years for what?" FIFA President Sepp Blatter said at a press conference on Monday.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini have been banned for eight years.
The FIFA ethics committee found Blatter guilty of making a $2 million "disloyal payment" to Platini in 2011.