Michel Platini will be a good
president for FIFA, incumbent Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.
Swiss Blatter, whose spell at the helm expires in 2015,
believes Europe will fight to keep control of world football's
governing body with UEFA President Platini of France a natural
"Michel Platini is ready, if he wants. He says 'I don't know
yet...' but deep inside, he wants it," the 75-year-old Blatter
told France Football magazine on Tuesday.
"Of course he will be a good president. He will not be the
same president that I am, because everyone is different but he
will be a good president."
Blatter reaffirmed that his current spell in charge would be
"At some point, you have to stop. I'm trying to reach 2015.
I'm coming towards the end of my presidency but I want to
install the next governance," he said.
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