Blatter had "no legal basis" to authorise the 2011 payment to Platini, a FIFA investigation ruled in 2015.
Hundreds protested in Tehran on Monday after Italy's Andrea Stramaccioni quit as manager of Esteghlal FC because US sanctions prevent him from getting his salary.
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Spanish giants FC Barcelona say they have paid €120 million to secure the signing of French striker Antoine Griezmann.
In the early hours, Platini's lawyer said the football legend had been released without charge, adding that there has been "a lot of fuss over nothing".
Gianni Infantino will be handed a second term as FIFA President at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday.
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At the photo-op in the Oval Office, Trump jokingly brandished a red card at the press.
FIFA's diversity boss says broadcasters have been ordered to stop their cameras zooming in on "hot women" in the crowd at football matches.
Manolo el del Bombo has been following the Spanish national team for more than 40 years with his drum. But he is now inconsolable after FIFA banned him from entering the stadium in Russia with his 'bombo'.
They can travel thousands of kilometres and spend up to the thousands in euros, all to support their teams. Euronews chatted with a Portuguese superfan who is rooting for his team.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to the traditional competition.
A Peruvian football official accused of racketeering has been cleared.
Manuel Burga, who headed the sport in Peru until 2014, was suspected of taking cash in exchange for distributing marketing and media rights to matches.
Brazilian side Gremio are the underdogs going into Saturday night's final in Abu Dhabi, but head coach Renato Gaucho says his side are up to the challenge.