Platini released by French police after investigation

Former UEFA president and football legend Michel Platini has been released from custody by French police who are investigating alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

The 63-year-old, who denies wrongdoing, was taken into custody on Tuesday in Paris at the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police.

Skysports reports that He was questioned for 15 hours before being released early on Wednesday morning.

No charges were brought against Platini, who said following his release: “I have always been serene because I feel totally foreign to any of these matters.

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