UEFA`s Michel Platini has backed FIFA in calling for the English FA to give evidence to back up ex-chairman David Triesman`s allegations that four executive committee members sought favours in return for votes.
Michel Platini was re-elected unopposed as president of European soccer`s governing body at the UEFA Congress on Tuesday while FIFA counterpart Sepp Blatter announced he would not stand again after 2015.
Michel Platini, UEFA president and a FIFA Executive committee member, said there was "something beautiful" about the philosophy behind the decision to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
Diego Maradona made a public apology to Michel Platini but not Pele at the World Cup on Thursday after hitting back at his fellow greats after media reports that they had criticised his coaching ability.
Swedish referee Martin Hansson, who was at the centre of the Thierry Henry handball controversy in France`s World Cup qualification, deserved to be picked for the finals, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Saturday.