Michel Platini has said he will appeal the decision taken by Fifa to ban him for eight years.
The head of European football said in a statement that he will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his ban from the game announced by the Fifa ethics committee on Monday.
The Frenchman said in a statement that he was "at peace with my conscience".
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter vowed to "fight" his own ban from the Ethics Committee.
Michel Platini will be able to attend Euro 2016 matches in France next summer despite his Fifa ban - but only if he buys a ticket as a fan.
There are five candidates to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president after Blatter and Michel Platini were slapped with eight year bans
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been banned from all football-related activities around the world for eight years, Fifa has announced.