Michel Platini

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Wayne Rooney's recent success in becoming England's top goal scorer continue to receive appreciation from world football, including UEFA president, Michel Platini, who congratulated the Manchester United man. Speaking to official FATV channel, Platini believes that Rooney's achievement is indeed an impressive feat that deserve recognition. The former French international also compared Rooney with Sir…
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Recent turmoil in FIFA caused UEFA boss, Michel Platini to held an emergency meeting with Sepp Blatter on Thursday as the Frenchman is urging his comrade to step down from current presidential election. Many believes that Blatter is also responsible with the corruption case that have caused a massive issue in current world football as…
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Carlos Tevez has been confirmed as Juventus' new player and during much to his joy, the Italian giant also handed him the sacred number 10 jersey which was once wore by great names such as Michel Platini, Roberto Baggio and also Alessandro Del Piero. Tevez himself admitted that his honored to be given the special…
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UEFA President Michel Platini voiced out his opinion regarding racism by stating two major ways in handling the issue, first is by providing education regarding the issues and second one trough sanctions. Platini believes that heavy punishment must be given for those committing racism acts and the governing body are currently working out on a…
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An interesting planning is being set by UEFA as they are considering to put on a controversial Balkan League, which aim is to improve the quality of club football in that area. However, that idea still receive much controversy considering the political issues looming around the region after the break of Yugoslavia into several nations…
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Marseille midfielder Mathieu Valbuena admitted that his happy to have the honor of wearing the sacred number 10 shirt for France national team as it was the one wore by great players such as Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane. Valbuena promised that he will do hi best to honor that jersey and give his best…
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UEFA are adding more details about their EURO 2020 plan by confirming there will be 13 cities being the tournament host with one venue is being appointed to stage the semifinals along with final. This decision pretty much triggered competition from many top stadiums in getting that opportunity in becoming one of the venues, especially…
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UEFA plan in holding the Euro under 21 finals in Israel caused an issue after a protest arrives from pro-Palestinian activist in front of the governing body headquarters. The activist group were not keen on the tournament plan because they believes that there are three stadiums being build on sites of former Palestinian villages that have…
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UEFA have just added more details about the upcoming EURO 2020 competition which supposedly will be held in more several countries. According to the governing body's Secretary General, Gianni Infantino, the tournament will be held in 13 European cities, which is being set up as 12 that will be part of three group games along with…
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UEFA chief Michel Platini signed a memorandum for future co-operation with Asian Football Federation (AFC) in Malaysia on Tuesday, but that collaboration isn't related with Euro 2020 competition. Previously there were saying that there could be at least one match of Euro 2020 coming to Asia, but Platini pretty much dismissed that rumors as he…
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Political situation in Israel is not in its best situation at the moment, but the country still guarantee safety for upcoming UEFA Under 21 Euro Championship, scheduled to be held in 2013. Israel president, Shimon Peres guaranteed their ability in providing a secure surrounding for that championship when he welcomes UEFA president, Michel Platini, who…
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UEFA President, Michel Platini, continue to voice up interesting suggestion for European Football development and his latest idea was considering 64 teams for the Champions League. Platini revealed the idea to French news paper, West France, stating that  ongoing talks regarding format for upcoming European competitions from 2015 to 2018 offered a suggestion in creating…