While his vote for Qatar got him into a lot of trouble, Michel Platini was “forgotten” by the organizers of the World Cup.
The World Cup in Qatar will definitely have brought him nothing but “shit” : placed in police custody (and released) on June 18, 2019 as part of the investigation by the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) into the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, Michel Platini, 67, will not attend to any game of the Qatari World Cup.
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“I have not received any invitation, except from many media, and I have no intention of going there” is content to explain “Platoche” to The Team. The former UEFA president (2007-2015) very early assumed his vote for the emirate.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter even accused him of having swung the ballot from the United States to Qatar, what Michel Platini has always defended. This World Cup, the man with three Ballons d’Or will however be content to watch it in front of his TV.