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Sepp Blatter’s tenure as president of FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, suffered a new blow today when the Swiss Attorney General opened criminal proceedings against him on “suspicion of criminal mismanagement.”

A statement released by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland confirmed it was examining a contract signed by Blatter with the Caribbean Football Union and an alleged “disloyal payment” of $2 million to UEFA President Michel Platini.

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