Michel Platini and Sepp Blatter were acquitted by Swiss justice on Friday in the case of the illicit payment from FIFA to the former tricolor leader. The latter wants to counter-attack and aims without naming him Gianni Infantino.
Seven years ago, Michel Platini was forced to resign from all his functions within UEFA. The reason ? Charges revolving around a payment of 1.9 million euros made in 2011 by the former boss of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, to the tricolor leader. A case brought before the Swiss courts, which finally delivered its verdict on Friday. Both defendants are acquitted. But Michel Platini does not want to stop there and wants to know who is at the origin of all his troubles.
On leaving the federal criminal court in Bellinzona (Switzerland), the former tricolor international quickly explained that he was determined to clarify the points which are not yet clear. In comments relayed by The Team, “Platoche” was initially relieved of the verdict. ” It’s a beautiful day (…) because it’s just the confirmation of what I’ve been saying for seven years. All that for this… The sixty-seven-year-old also remembered the hard times he went through. ” The slap that I took in the mouth! Because it starts there, in 2015. Then, they called me a money launderer, a forger of accounts. […] Yes, it’s a conspiracy and it’s not easy to come face to face with these people with their lobbyists and their millions. »
“Always more hair than Infantino”
Whileat the same time, he filed a complaint against Gianni Infantino for active influence peddling, Michel Platini does not miss the current boss of FIFA whom he suspects, without ever saying it clearly, of being involved in what happened to him. If he claims not to have none “message to send him, he immediately adds:” I can just say that I won’t let anything pass. It is not finished. In France, I filed a complaint to find out exactly who manipulated everything, we’re going to start having fun! »
Regularly decried for his various more or less eccentric ideas since he has been at the head of FIFA, Gianni Infantino is therefore warned, he who has also been entitled to a mockery in good and due form from a Michel Platini asked about a possible return to business. ” I do not know. I’m so young, I still have more hair than Infantino! I still have many years ahead of me. We’ll see. »