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Blatter, Platini cleared by Swiss court in Fifa corruption case

Michel Platini (L) and Joseph Blatter (R) at 2014 FIFA World Cup match in Salvador, Brazil (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter and ex-Uefa boss Michel Platini have both been cleared of corruption charges by a court in Switzerland.

The two men had been accused of fraud by Swiss prosecutors in a case relating to a payment of two million Swiss francs ($2.04m, €2.02m) arranged by Blatter to Platini in 2011.

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