FIFA Bans Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini for 8 Years Over $2M in Payments

on December 21, 2015, 6:14 AM / in International News, Soccer, Sports

NBC News ZURICH — FIFA’s ethics committee banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years from all soccer-related activities in verdicts announced Monday. Platini’s bid to succeed Blatter as FIFA president in a Feb. 26 election is now likely ended. Ethics judges ruled that Blatter broke FIFA Code of Ethics rules on conflicts of interest, breach of loyalty and […]

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