FIFA Suspends Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini For 90 Days
Sepp Blatter is suspended for 90 days. (Photo: Reuters)
Sepp Blatter is suspended for 90 days. (Photo: Reuters)

FIFA Suspends Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini For 90 Days

FIFA’s ethics watchdog suspended the president of the world body, Sepp Blatter, and UEFA leader Michel Platini for 90 days after they were named in a Swiss corruption case on Thursday.

The independent ethics committee also banned South Korean tycoon, Chung Mong-Joon, who like Platini has been a candidate for the FIFA presidency for six years.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, who is already ordered to leave by FIFA over a separate ticketing scandal, was suspended for 90 days.

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