Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe: judicial source

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 12:08 GMT

Platini was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar.

Platini admits to manipulating France’s 1998 World Cup draw

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The draw was manipulated so that Brazil and France were placed in different groups and could not cross face each other before the final.

Sarkozy faces criminal charges over Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 12:41 GMT

France’s Sarkozy is facing a criminal investigation over allegations of accepting bribes to support Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid.