Sepp Blatter still receiving president’s salary despite ban

Disgraced FIFA chief Sepp Blatter is still being paid the president’s salary despite being banned from football. The sport’s governing body says he’ll continue to receive a monthly income until a new president is elected at the end of February. Blatter was suspended for 90 days by FIFA on October 8 and then banned from the game for eight years last month for ethics violations. The charges are linked to a $2 million (AED 7.3 million) payment made to European football boss Michel Platini, with Blatter's approval in 2011.

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