Former FIFA No.2 Valcke appeals 10-year ban

Valcke, who worked with Sepp Blatter till 2015, was banned for failing to cooperate with investigators, the resale of World Cup tickets and inflated expenses.

Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke at a press conference.   -  FILE PHOTO/ REUTERS

 

Former FIFA No. 2 Jerome Valcke is taking his 10-year world soccer ban to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer told AFP on Monday.

Valcke, who worked with Sepp Blatter from 2003-2015, was banned for failing to cooperate with investigators, the resale of World Cup tickets and inflated expenses.

“I lodged an appeal November 2," Valcke’s lawyer Stephane Ceccaldi told AFP, confirming the news reported by French daily Le Monde.

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