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FIFA SCANDAL

Blatter exit flags Platini's emergence as potential heir

He is the man most likely to lead soccer's governing body into a new era, according to the bookies

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During Mr Blatter's tenure, revenue at Fifa ballooned, thanks to a boom in global television and marketing rights for the World Cup.

Rio de Janeiro

IT didn't take long for oddsmakers to get over the surprise resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter and anoint his probable successor.

Michel Platini, a former protege turned fierce critic, is the man most likely to lead soccer's governing body into a new era,

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