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Sport Ex-FIFA boss Blatter in August in August in front of the Federal Prosecutor

13:55  18 june  2021
13:55  18 june  2021 Source:   90min.de

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The former boss of the Football World Association FIFA, Sepp Blatter, will be addressed by the Swiss Federal Prosecutor on August 9th.

Muss sich vor der Schweizer Bundesanwaltschaft erklären: Ex-FIFA-Präsident Joseph Blatter. © Federico Gambarini / DPA must explain to the Swiss Federal Property Office: Ex-FIFA President Joseph Blatter.

It's about a payment of two million francs of FIFA to the former UEFA President Michel Platini from 2011, as blads spokesman confirmed. Previously, the newspaper had reported "L'Equipe" about it. Background is the suspicion of fraud, eventual misappropriation, and the documents.

Blatter (85) was in the hospital for a long time at the beginning of the year and then for the cure. That's why the planned survey had been postponed. Because of his health, the survey is scheduled for a maximum of two hours in Zurich. "Should not all questions be answered during this time, the survey will continue in the next few days," said his speaker.

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Blatter was FIFA President until autumn 2015 before suspended with Platini from the Association's Ethics Commission and later blocked for eight years. The sanction was then reduced to six years.

After expiry of the punishment on October 8, 2021, Blatter has yet to suspend another punishment: At the end of March, the Ethics Commission of the Association had blocked him and the former Secretary General Jerôme Valcke for six years and eight months for national and international football activities. Blatter and Valcke are charged several offenses, including conflicts of interest or the offer or the acceptance of gifts or other advantages.

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