The 1982 FIFA World Cup semi final clash between France and West Germany shook the foundations of the European unity.
FIFA on Thursday revealed the salary of its disgraced ex-leader Sepp Blatter for the first time -- $3.6 million in 2015 -- and a $122 million loss as corruption scandals hit world football.
English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke has backed Michel Platini to restore FIFA's tarnished reputation after the Frenchman on Wednesday declared he will run for the presidency of world football's governing body.
Five quotes on day UEFA supremo Michel Platini announced his decison to be a candidate for the FIFA presidential election to be held on February 26 next year:
Ahead of the start of World Cup in Brazil, UEFA chief Michel Platini has become the latest high profile authority to withdraw his support from FIFA President Sepp Blatter.
Michel Platini's expansion of the Euros has been met with much criticism. However, the increased incentive for long-term planning, due to those changes, could mean consistently high quality sides produced by Europe's traditional powers.
The stratospheric level reached by Michel Platini and France in Euro '84 may never be seen again. A tribute to first glorious moment of French football.