Blatter insists that he is innocent.
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Blatter vows to clear name in CAS appealAhead of his 80th birthday Thursday, disgraced former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said his priority now is clearing his name at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Blatter hopes to have his six-year ban from all football activities overturned by CAS when his appeal is heard in the coming months.In October, Blatter and fallen UEFA President Michel Platini were suspended over a $2 million payment made by FIFA to Platini.The pair were then slapped with eight-year bans by a FIFA ethics court in December, a suspension that was reduced to six years last week by the appeals panel, but Blatter is determined to clear his name through CAS and says he has truth on his side.Blatter says he will not return to FIFA, even if he is cleared.
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