What They're Saying: Michel Platini

"The decision is insulting, shameful and is a violation of rights. The charges against me are baseless, built from the ground up and surreal in view of the facts and the explanations I gave during the hearing."

-- Banished UEFA president Michel Platini, who had his eight-year suspension from all soccer activities reduced to six years by FIFA's appeal committee. Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter also had his suspension reduced from eight to six years for "service to soccer." (Reuters)
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