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Platini admits draw for 1998 World Cup was fixed so France faced Brazil in final

8 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Disgraced ex-footballer Michel Platini has admitted the draw for the 1998 World Cup was fixed.
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Michel Platini: 1998 World Cup draw 'trickery' influenced draw

8 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Michel Platini has admitted he "did a little
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Platini: France ‘fixed' 1998 World Cup for Brazil final

8 monthes ago   |   By Football365

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has claimed “a little trickery” was used in the 1998 World Cup draw to increase the chances of France and Brazil meeting in the final.
Platini is currently serving a four-year ban from involvement in football - reduced twice from an original eight-year sanction - after he was found guilty of receiving a “disloyal payment” from then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
The former France and Juventus playmaker was a co-president of the organising committee at France 98 and admitted the group allocations for seeded teams were made with an eye on a “dream”...
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Michel Platini says 1998 World Cup draw ‘trickery' led to France v Brazil final

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• Hosts were allocated to Group C and avoided Brazil until final
• ‘France-Brazil was the dream final... there was a little trickery' Michel Platini, the former Uefa president, has claimed “a little trickery” was used in the 1998 World Cup draw to increase the chances of France and Brazil meeting in the final. Platini is currently serving a four-year ban from involvement in football - reduced twice from an original eight-year sanction - after he was found guilty of receiving a “disloyal payment” from the then-Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
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Platini: ‘1998 draw was fixed'

Platini: ‘1998 draw was fixed'

8 monthes ago   |   By Football Italia

Former UEFA President Michel Platini admits to using “a little trickery” to ensure France didn't meet Brazil until the final of the 1998 World Cup.
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Disgraced Michel Platini admits fixing 1998 World Cup draw to increase chances of France and Brazil meeting in final

Disgraced Michel Platini admits fixing 1998 World Cup draw to increase chances of France and Brazil meeting in final

8 monthes ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Michel Platini admits 1998 World Cup draw was designed to make France vs Brazil final possible

Michel Platini admits 1998 World Cup draw was designed to make France vs Brazil final possible

8 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

The host nation took on the South Americans in the showpiece final in Paris, and Platini says that was all part of the plan
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Michel Platini admits World Cup 1998 was FIXED for France to face Brazil in final

8 monthes ago   |   By The Sun


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Michel Platini admits draw for 1998 World Cup was fixed to make France-Brazil final possible

Michel Platini admits draw for 1998 World Cup was fixed to make France-Brazil final possible

8 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The tournament was hosted and won by the French where they defeated Brazil 3-0 in the final at the Stade de France to seal their first World Cup win.
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