UEFA statement on Michel Platini

UEFA has issued a statement following the decision of the FIFA Ethics Committee to suspend UEFA President Michel Platini for eight years from all football-related activities.

UEFA logo (March 2014)
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UEFA has taken note of the decision of the FIFA Ethics Committee to suspend Michel Platini for eight years from all football-related activities.

Naturally UEFA is extremely disappointed with this decision, which nevertheless is subject to appeal.

Once again, UEFA supports Michel Platini's right to a due process and the opportunity to clear his name.