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Here are background details of the current and former football officials named as being under investigation by FIFA's ethics committee Wednesday:Angel Maria Villar: A former midfielder who spent most of his career with Athletic Bilbao in the 1970s, he made 22 appearances for Spain.He has been president of the Spanish Football Federation since 1988 and a member of FIFA's executive committee since 1998 . The investigation is focusing on a payment of 2 million Swiss francs ($2.09 million) made by FIFA to UEFA President Michel Platini in 2011 .He was suspended with Blatter on Oct. 8 and is regarded as being "between a witness and a suspect" in the Swiss investigation over the payment, according to attorney-general Michael Lauber.He has been on the FIFA executive committee since 2002 and UEFA president since 2007 . The 87-year-old was president of CONMEBOL from 1986 to 2013 and on FIFA's executive committee from 1998 to 2013 .
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