Platini is banned from football for receiving a $2 million payment from Blatter.
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Disgraced former UEFA head Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a "little skulduggery" in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the final of the 1998 World Cup, where he was organizing committee president.The revelation comes at a time when Platini is banned from football for receiving a "disloyal payment" of $2 million when he was head of UEFA from disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter. At Italia 1990, when there were just 24 teams in six groups of four, the top seeds were assigned in an way that kept Italy in Rome and had the added bonus for organizers that England, and their notorious fans, were isolated on Sardinia.
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