Former head of European football association Uefa Michel Platini, has been taken in by French police earlier today on allegations over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar,
According to EyeWitness News, a French judicial source has confirmed to Reuters that the confinement and questioning of the former French soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart and Le Monde newspaper.
It was also reported that the prosecutors are investigating alleged fraud and bribery in the process of awarding the 2022 World Cup to Gulf emirate of Qatar.
This is a developing story
By: Sikeh Siyathemba Nhlangulela