Former UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested by French anti-corruption authorities in connection with the investigation into FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini’s arrest, first reported by the French website Mediapart, is the biggest move in a two-year investigation by France’s financial prosecutor services (PNF). The 2018 and 2022 

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UPDATE on June 7: FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad released from police custody without charges, CAF says on its website. FIFA Vice-president and African Football Confederation (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad is detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday, a day before the Women’s World Cup kicks off. In a 

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