Sepp Blatter, other FIFA heads suspended

On Tuesday, the Ethics Committee announced that it had banned FIFA’s president, vice president and secretary for 90 days.

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On Tuesday, the FIFA Ethics Committee announced that FIFA’s president, Sepp Blatter, along with its vice president, Michel Platini, and its secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, were banned from all European football activities—both national and international—for 90 days. It’s the maximum suspension the committee is allowed to impose.

FIFA’s former vice president, Chung Mong-joon, was banned for six years and fined $103,206.

FIFA tweeted a link to the statement:

Statement from the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee – http://t.co/l5fwyfgHvy

— FIFA Media (@fifamedia) October 8, 2015

In its brief statement, the organization lists each leader’s suspension as well as minimal information on the investigations. It reads, in part:

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