first_imgHowever, a source close to the Frenchman also added: “The However, a source close to the Frenchman also added: “The truth in politics today is not the same on the day after”.Platini blasted the suspension and its negative effect on his chances of putting across his case.”It has prevented me from campaigning and fighting on equal terms,” he said before waxing lyrical over his current predicament.”I feel like I am a medieval knight facing a fortress. I am trying to storm it for football but instead all I get is boiling oil poured on my head.”Despite his weariness with the ongoing investigation, Platini is adamant that he will be cleared.”I was always assured that the payment (from FIFA to himself) had followed the rules of internal compliance.”Platini refused to entertain thoughts that he had fallen victim to an elaborate plot engineered by Blatter to blacken his name and reputation.”I do not want to believe in a conspiracy theory,” he said. AFP AH AHlast_img


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