Blatter protests innocence right after FIFA appeal hearing
Following his appeal hearing in Zurich this week, Sepp Blatter has reiterated his innocence inside a French radio interview.
Former fifa 16 moedas president Sepp Blatter maintains he’s innocent of charges relating to a “disloyal payment” to Michel Platini following an appeal hearing into his eight-year ban from football-related activity this week.
Blatter’s appeal took place in Zurich on Tuesday, every day just after suspended UEFA president Platini’s, with the pair subject to eight-year bans for many breaches of FIFA Code of Ethics violations.
A payment of two million Swiss francs ($2.01 million) from FIFA – authorized by Blatter – for the Frenchman in February 2011 is in the center of your situation, despite the fact that both men deny wrongdoing.
Blatter and Platini are accused of breaches relating to offering and accepting gifts along with other benefits, conflicts of interests, loyalty and general rules of conduct.
“I’m still waiting for the verdict on the appeal board,” 79-year-old told RMC on Thursday “My hearing on Tuesday was specific, which contrasted with all the hearings just before because the appeal board is composed only of persons belonging to fifa 16 coins. I was more comfy with each of the members.
“I am the initial to become disappointed in this corruption case. But I take into consideration myself accountable for almost everything. It is too easy to say that. I cannot be the moral conscience of confederations.”
Blatter claimed his deal with Platini was legal.