Emotional Platini accuses FIFA of scandal at criminal trial

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Former UEFA president Michel Platini hit out at world football governing body FIFA on Thursday when questioned at his fraud trial in Switzerland. Speaking shortly after Joseph Blatter, his fellow defendant and former FIFA boss was questioned, an angry Platini said: “What FIFA has done to its president and to me is a scandal. I was called an account forger and a money launderer.” “The aim was for everyone to know that I should not be FIFA president. There is justice in life and I hope it comes to light.” On the second day of the trial at the Swiss Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona both Blatt…

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