Michel Platini failed to get rid of the ECHR from the stigma of corrupt

Michel Platini failed to get rid of the ECHR from the stigma of corruption Michel Platini has failed to get rid of the ECHR from the stigma of the corrupt
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the European court of human rights (ECHR) rejected the complaint of the former President of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) Michel Platini, who believes that his suspension from football in 2015 was unreasonable. For many years he is trying to prove that became a victim of the collusion of officials.

“In its decision in the case “Platini against Switzerland” the ECtHR unanimously declared the application inadmissible, – said in a statement Thursday the court’s decision. – Having regard to the seriousness of the offense, a high post Platini and the need to restore the reputation of the sport and the International football Federation, the court found that sanctions against Platini was not unreasonable or excessive”.

At the end of 2015, Platini was suspended from any football activities until October 2019 amid allegations of corruption.

after Exhausting all avenues for appeal in the Federal court of Switzerland, where the headquarters of the International football Federation (FIFA), Michel Platini in December 2017 filed a complaint to the ECHR.

Grounds for dismissal Platini was the transfer to his account in 2011, FIFA President Joseph Blatter 2 million Swiss francs from FIFA funds as “bonuses”.

Originally Platini was suspended from soccer activities for 8 years, but then the appeals Committee of FIFA has reduced this period to 6 years, and the court of arbitration for Sport (CAS) to 4.