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Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini charged with fraud following 6-year long investigation




Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been charged with fraud following a 6-year long investigation.

The charges arose after FIFA made a payment of ‘backdated salary’ to Platini in 2002. The payment, which was authorized by Blatter, amounted to £1.6m.

The men could now be sent to trial.

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