Swiss prosecutors order Platini, Blatter to stand trial over payment

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Swiss prosecution services have ordered former French football star and ex-president of UEFA, Michel Platini, and former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, to stand trial over an allegedly fraudulent 1.8-million-euro payment made to Platini by the latter in 2011, a move that has yet to be approved by a federal court.

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Former Fifa officials Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been charged with fraud and other offences in Switzerland, reports BBC News.