UEFA president released from hospital

The UEFA president, Michel Platini, has been released from a Johannesburg hospital after having been detained overnight after feeling unwell.

UEFA president Michel Platini observes the 2009/10 UEFA Champions League final between FC Internazionale Milano and FC Bayern München at Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu stadium
UEFA president Michel Platini observes the 2009/10 UEFA Champions League final between FC Internazionale Milano and FC Bayern München at Madrid's Santiago Bernabéu stadium ©UEFA.com

UEFA and FIFA have issued the following statement related to UEFA president Michel Platini:

UEFA president Michel Platini was released at 9am on Saturday morning from the Johannesburg hospital in which he had been admitted on Friday evening after feeling unwell.

All the medical tests conducted were normal and Mr Platini is looking forward to attending Sunday's 2010 FIFA World Cup final at Soccer City Stadium.