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Platini

Michel. born 1955, French football player and sports administrator
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This appeal is consistent with what I've always said: I have done nothing wrong and I'm determined to exercise my full rights and to prove my innocence,' added Platini, a dashing playmaker for Saint Etienne and Juventus during his playing career before becoming France coach and then the head of UEFA.
The executive committee of UEFA will now rule on a demand by the European body to invite Platini for the entire tournament, he added.
Mr Platini called the verdict a "deep injustice" and said he will now step down from the Uefa position he has held since 2007.
But they effectively removed Platini from world football by ensuring his ban "corresponds to the duration of a presidential term".
Former FIFA president Blatter and UEFA chief Platini last week had their appeal hearings after being punished in December over a 2million Swiss francs (PS1.
Former FIFA president Blatter and UEFA chief Platini had their appeal hearings last week after being punished in December over a 2million Swiss francs (PS1.
The Appeal Committee denied appeals from Blatter and Platini for infringements related to "general rules of conduct," "conflict of interests" and "offering and accepting gifts and other benefits," among other infractions.
If Platini fails to have the sanction overturned by FIFA's appeals committee, it is likely he would take his fight to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) with Blatter poised to do the same.
Platini was banned for eight years in December along with Fifa President Sepp Blatter over a payment of 2 million Swiss francs (Dh7.
Michel Platini se dit [beaucoup moins que] ecœure [beaucoup plus grand que] par la crise qui touche la FIFA.
3m ($2m) "disloyal payment" made to Platini in 2011.
21 (Petra) -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation, the BBC reported on Monday.