Villar is the third person to announce their candidacy to replace Platini.
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Spain's football association said Tuesday that its boss Angel Maria Villar would seek to replace the banned Michel Platini as the president of UEFA, the third official candidate for the top job.Platini announced his resignation on May 9 after a sports tribunal rejected his final appeal against a four-year ban over a suspect 2 million Swiss francs ($2 million) payment he received from world football's governing body FIFA.The current vice president of UEFA and FIFA, Villar – who has headed up Spain's association since 1988 – is as well-known in the country as he is controversial.Villar had an international playing career, representing Spain 22 times and making over 350 appearances in a 10-year spell with Athletic Bilbao.
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