This file photo taken in Zurich on May 29, 2015 FIFA shows President Sepp Blatter (L) shaking hands with UEFA president Michel Platini after Blatter was re-elected FIFA president. AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BUHOLZER
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Four out of six continental soccer confederations would back Michel Platini, head of European soccer's governing body UEFA, to lead the sport's world governing body FIFA should he stand, a source close to UEFA said Monday.The two have become rivals in the last year, however, and Platini urged Blatter not to stand for a fifth term in May.United States prosecutors threw FIFA into turmoil in May by indicting 14 sports marketing executives and soccer officials, including a number from soccer's governing body.
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