Fifa drags Platini in court

The International Football federation (Fifa) has filed a case against the French Michel Platini in a court in Switzerland, with a requirement that Platini retur

Fifa drags Platini in court

The International Football federation (Fifa) has filed a case against the French Michel Platini in a court in Switzerland, with a requirement that Platini returns two million swiss francs.

It confirms Fifa Monday, according to AFP news agency.

Fifa announced the 11. december, that they would go to court at the end of the year, but it is executed now.

the Sum amounts to 13.7 million Danish kroner, as the former president of The union of European Football associations (Uefa) and the vice-president of Fifa received under the Sepp Blatters reign in Fifa.

Fifa has previously explained that associated believes that the money was illegally paid to Michel Platini.

Even the swiss supreme court has confirmed, that the gift of two million swiss francs are to be considered as an "unfair payment," writes Fifa on Monday.

Fifa will also inform you that if the money is recovered, then the amount will as well as the interest will be channeled back to the fodboldudvikling.

Fifa banned in 2015 Blatter and Platini from all football for a breach of the clause on the gifts.

The ethics committee of Fifa placed in the sentencing of special emphasis on a money transfer of two million swiss francs, as Platini in 2011 they received from Fifa.

a few months ago expiration Platinis quarantine. The former Uefa-president has denied guilty of all charges and has previously said that he was the victim of a plot.

Both Blatter and Platini have previously been baffled by fifa's considerations about a lawsuit.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 16 December 2019, 18:00

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