What a a way to pull the support from Platini, UEFA has announced its decision to back Giannone Infantino for the next FIFA president.
The uefa gave unrivaled support for its General Secretary, Infantino for the post to replace Blatter as FIFA president.
In a short statement, uefa announced Infantino as the man they trust to right the wrong in FIFA that has sent Blatter to early retirement.
“The forthcoming election for a new Fifa President represents a crucial moment in the governance of the game and the future of Fifa itself,” the missive explains.
We believe that Gianni Infantino has all of the qualities required to tackle the major challenges ahead and to lead the organisation on a path of reform to restore FIFA’s integrity and credibility.
“Gianni has done a great job at Uefa, has a proven track record as a top class administrator and built positive relations with football stakeholders around the globe. He has been a long-time advocate of the need for change and renewed development at Fifa and would bring a refreshing and informed voice to the top table of football’s world governing body.
“We are delighted that Gianni has agreed to stand and he knows that he has our full support in his campaign to become FIFA President. He is in the process of submitting the required nominations and will issue a statement on his candidacy later today.”