What They're Saying: Michel Platini

"A good FIFA is like a good referee, nobody speaks about it."

-- UEFA president Michel Platini, the favorite to become the next FIFA president, saying FIFA's image needed to restored and politics must be toned down in favor of soccer interests. (AP)

"Sarkozy never asked me to vote for Qatar, but I knew what would be good."

-- Platini, in the same interview, acknowledging that politics got in the way of soccer as he "might have told" American officials that he would vote for the United States in the bid for the 2022 World Cup but changed his mind after a meeting, hosted by then-France President Nicolas Sarkozy at his official residence in Paris and also attended by senior Qatari officials.
3 comments about "What They're Saying: Michel Platini".
  1. Santiago 1314, September 25, 2015 at 11:21 a.m.

    We will get a "Good" FIFAfia, When we get a "GOOD" Ref.!!! ..Both will occur,... WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER...jajaja

  2. Santiago 1314, September 26, 2015 at 9 a.m.

    Sounds like someone Turned ON The Air Conditioner "Down There"...But will it get Cold enough???

  3. Santiago 1314, September 29, 2015 at 12:15 a.m.

    Tape recording of conversation between Platini and Blatter..."I will gladly Pay you Tuesday for a Hamburger Today"

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