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Ex UEFA Chief Platini Arrested In World Cup Investigation

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PARIS (Reuters) - Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former UEFA President Michel Platini arrives at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to be heard in the arbitration procedure involving him and the FIFA in Lausanne, Switzerland, August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File Photo Platini’s lawyer, William Bourdon, was not immediately available to comment.

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