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Michel Platini will not be elected president of FIFPro

2021-10-15T07:39:31.662Z

The former UEFA president will not take the helm of the world union of professional footballers. “ Let me think it over, it's not in a hurry. I do not forbid myself anything. If I think it's good for football and I'm still useful, I'll go all out. And this will be the last time. Otherwise, I will stay at home and continue my retirement. I will miss you… ”In the last interview he gave to Le Figaro in 2019, Michel Platini left the door open to a return to the environment that made him king. Sin



Let me think it over, it's not in a hurry. I do not forbid myself anything. If I think it's good for football and I'm still useful, I'll go all out. And this will be the last time. Otherwise, I will stay at home and continue my retirement. I will miss you…

”In the last interview he gave to Le Figaro in 2019, Michel Platini left the door open to a return to the environment that made him king. Since then, his name came back with insistence to take the helm of FIFPro, the world union of professional footballers, and succeed Philippe Piat on November 16. According to

L'Equipe

, this hypothesis would be null and void, in particular because of "

internal resistance

When the name of the former UEFA president was mentioned.

To read also Michel Platini: "

My life is a novel and, in the novels, all is not rosy

"

Faced with this situation, Michel Platini, 66 years old and still awaiting the settlement of his legal case for the controversial payment of € 1.8 million from Fifa in 2011, did not insist.

However, between his past as a player - Three Ballons d'Or in 1983, 1984 and 1985 - as coach of the Blues (1988-1992) and president of UEFA (2007-2015), "

Platoche

" ticked all the boxes for become the boss of FIFPro and relaunch itself after years of turmoil.

Missed.

What then of the future of Michel Platini in the world of football?

In the columns of

L'Equipe

, Philippe Piat, close to the former number 10 of the Blues, advance wanting to put “

a kick in the anthill with the objective of defending the players on the world level (…) It is one of the fights I want to fight with Michel.

"In Italy, some supporters of Juventus Turin dream of him to take a post in the Old Lady ... But for the moment, the former Ballon d'Or remains disrect.

Source: lefigaro

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