FIFA: Blatter, Platini Charged with Fraud in Swiss court

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


Swiss prosecutors say Blatter unlawfully arranged a transfer of two million Swiss francs to Platini in 2011.


Prosecutors say the payment damaged Fifa's assets and unlawfully enriched Platini.


Blatter and Platini now face trial at a court in Bellinzona.


If found guilty of the charges, the pair could receive prison sentences of several years or fines.



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