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Platini slams FIFA over luxury watches row

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GENEVA - UEFA President Michel Platini has criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football executives who accepted luxury gifts at the World Cup, saying he will donate around $27,000 to charity rather than return a watch.

A FIFA statement on Thursday warned ......

UEFA-President Michel Platini shows the name of London, host of the final, during the UEFA Euro 2020 Hosts Announcement Ceremony at the Espace Hippomene in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, September 19, 2014. The UEFA Euro 2020 tournament will be held in thirteen cities in thirteen different European countries. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Laurent Gillieron) Show/Hide caption

UEFA-President Michel Platini shows the name of London, host of the final, during the UEFA Euro 2020 Hosts Announcement Ceremony at the Espace Hippomene in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, September 19, 2014. The UEFA Euro 2020 tournament will be held in thirteen cities in thirteen different European countries. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Laurent Gillieron)

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