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Friday, July 31, 2015

Michel Platini (DOB June 21,1955)Former French Football Player, Former French National Team Manager and currently UEFA President since 2007

Michel Francois Platini(DOB June 21,1955)is a formerFrench Football Player and Manager, and the President of the Union of the European Football Associations(UEFA) since 2007

Michel Platini represented France from 1975 to 1987 and also participated in the 1978,1982 and 1986 FIFA World Cups, reaching the semi-finals in the latter two

Michel Platini Platini was the record goalscorer of the France national team until Thierry Henry surpassed the 41 goals mark in 2007

Michel Platini was a member of the French Football Team that won the 1984 European Championship, a tournament in which he was the top goalscorer and voted the best player
Michel Platini holds the record for most goals (9) scored in the 1984 European Championship

Michel Platini  was the French national team coach for four years from 1988 to 1992

Michel Platini won the Ballon d'Or  three times, in 1983, 1984 and 1985, a record jointly held with Dutch Internationals Johan Cruyff and Marco van Basten

Michel Platini Platini was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honour on April 29,1985

Michel Platini became Officier in 1988

Michel Platini announces bid for 2016 FIFA Presidential Election

If he were to become FIFA president, Michel Platini would have completed the ultimate progression up the football ladder from national team captain to national coach to World Cup organisers, FIFA officer and UEFA president

Michel Platini would be the third Frenchman to lead FIFA after founding president Robert Guerin, who served between 1904 and 1906, and then long-serving Jules Rimet who was elected in 1921 and retired in 1954

Only one of FIFA's presidents in 111 years has not been European - Brazilian Joao Havelange who headed it from 1974 until 1998.

Michel Platini first entered the FIFA arena in 1998 when newly-elected president Sepp Blatter appointed the Frenchman as his 'football counsellor.'

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