Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini has been given the full backing of European football's governing body despite being investigated over possible corruption. After an emergency meeting, UEFA demanded a decision on his guilt by mid-November.
Former world player of the year Luis Figo will be an adviser and ambassador, the latest former player appointed by UEFA's president, Aleksander Ceferin. Figo's shown himself to be a political animal since retiring.
Italian police have seized and searched a luxury Sardinian villa in connection with an ongoing Swiss investigation into corruption surrounding the awarding of broadcast rights for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups.
The head of football's European governing body has called for an overhaul of the transfer system following a record-breaking summer. However, Aleksander Ceferin said UEFA needed the help of European politicians to do so.
The ethics investigator and judge who have been been let go by FIFA have described this as detrimental to the organization. The decision to dismiss them is to be made official at this Thursday's FIFA Congress.
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