Sepp Blatter

Former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, ex-UEFA president Michel Platini cleared of corruption charges

The two have been acquitted of illegally arranging a two million Swiss francs payment in 2011 when Blatter was the FIFA president and Platini was the vice-president of the global governing body.

published on : 8th July 2022

Sepp Blatter​, Michel Platini reiterate innocence in testimony to court

The fallout from the case also ended Michel Platini’s campaign to succeed his former mentor and removed the France soccer great as president of UEFA.

published on : 10th June 2022

Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini finally going to court in FIFA fraud trial

In 2015, federal prosecutors in Switzerland revealed their investigation into a USD 2 million payment from FIFA to Michel Platini from four years earlier.

published on : 7th June 2022

Ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter and former UEFA chief Michel Platini's fraud trial set for June

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and former UEFA chief Michel Platini will appear before Swiss prosecutors on charges of fraud from June 8-22.

published on : 13th April 2022

Former FIFA officials Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini indicted for fraud in Switzerland 

The case from September 2015 ousted Blatter ahead of schedule as FIFA president and ended then-UEFA president Platini's campaign to succeed his former mentor.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says England should host World Cup

Blatter is attending matches at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin despite being banned from the game for alleged corruption during his 17 years at the head of world football.

published on : 21st June 2018

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter says met Russia President Vladimir Putin and plans to watch World Cup match

Blatter said he was invited by Russia to the World Cup, got his tickets from Russia and that after watching the Brazil-Costa Rica match he will leave the country.

published on : 21st June 2018

North America or Morocco for 2026 World Cup: FIFA votes

On the eve of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, 207 FIFA member nations will cast their vote in a congress of world football's governing body.

published on : 12th June 2018