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Michel Platini arrested amid investigation into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Posted By : Vincent Ashitey
Michel Platini
Michel Platini

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.

French legend Platini was elected in 2007 and served as president until 2015 when he was banned by the FIFA Ethics Committee.

Mediapart claim Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday morning as part of the investigation into the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar.

Qatar was named as the hosts of the World Cup in December 2010 but there have been a number of controversies regarding their suitability.

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