UEFA President Michel Platini holds a news conference a year before the start of Euro 2016, in Paris
UEFA President Michel Platini holds a news conference a year before the start of Euro 2016, in Paris, France, June 10, 2015. REUTERS/Charles Platiau - RTX1FXE4

Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 Qatar World Cup

Former UEFA president Platini was elected in 2007 and served until 2015

It is reported Platini was taken into custody by police on Tuesday morning

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.

French legend Platini was elected in 2007 and served as president until 2015 when he was banned by the FIFA Ethics Committee.

French publication Mediapart claim Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday morning as part of the investigation into the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar.

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