Uefa: Michel Platini will not stand for Fifa presidency

Michel Platini will not stand for the Fifa presidency, Uefa has announced. But speaking at a press conference in Monaco, the Frenchman did not rule out a future contest with Sepp Blatter, saying: "I said I can beat Mr Blatter, but perhaps we will know in four years or six years or ten years if there will be a fight with Mr Blatter."

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Michel Platini does not rule out future Blatter 'fight'

Uefa president Michel Platini has announced he will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the presidency of world football's governing body, Fifa.

Speaking at a press conference in Monaco, the Frenchman did not rule out a future contest, saying: "I said I can beat Mr Blatter, but perhaps we will know in four years or six years or ten years if there will be a fight with Mr Blatter."

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