Olivier Giroud surpassed Michel Platini as the second-highest scorer in France history with a double to take down Ukraine in Wednesday’s friendly clash. The Chelsea star went into the game on 40 goals, one behind the France and Juventus great. Now only Thierry Henry stands in front of Giroud, who scored twice in the first half against the […]

Michel Platini’s lawyer insists the former UEFA president has “nothing to blame himself for” after he was detained by police during investigations into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. William Bourdon, representing Platini, claimed in a statement that the 63-year-old was not under arrest after he was taken […]

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained by police in France as part of an investigation into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. An investigation into the controversial decision to allow Qatar to host the tournament, despite the Western Asian country’s human rights record and logistical problems posed by the nation’s laws, […]