Previously, Michel Platini and Joseph Blatter was known as friends, but the days are gone.
Blatter’s presidency is drawing the end, Platini wants to be his successor. According to Blatter, the Frenchman pursues this goal which is so ambitious that he should have the Swiss even threatened with jail. At the FIFA coins Congress in May election Platini had said , if the 79-year-old would not renounce his renewed candidacy. The claims Blatter in an interview with the Dutch newspaper “de Volkskrant”.
Platini said to have uttered the threat during the Congress against Blatter’s 80 years old brother Peter. “Platini sat during lunch next to my brother,” Blatter said. “He said: ‘. Sepp reports that he has to withdraw before the election, or he goes to jail'” His brother said to have wept in the face of this threat, says Blatter.
Platini declined to comment on the allegations personally according to the newspaper. From his immediate environment but these were rejected. Blatter tried once more, “to distract the world from the real problems with which the Fifa faces”.
The Frenchman Platini has been announced as the only serious candidate his candidacy to succeed Blatter, will be decided on February 26, 2016 an Extraordinary FIFA Congress of buy fifa coins.
Blatter was re-elected in late May, however, announced a few days later in the face of the corruption scandal surrounding the World Association to its withdrawal.