[Sports Top 10 News] 5. Chung Mong-joon fails in bid for FIFA presidency

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[Sports Top 10 News] 5. Chung Mong-joon fails in bid for FIFA presidency

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Following the FIFA corruption scandal and Sepp Blatter announcing his resignation as president, former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon was hoping to make a comeback in the world football governing body.

Chung has been highly critical of Blatter, who has been leading the world football governing body since 1998, as well as of UEFA President Michel Platini, who was considered the top contender for the president job.

However, Chung’s efforts ended in vain. While he claimed that FIFA hindered his campaign, he received a six-year ban from FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Oct. 8, which ruled that the 64-year-old violated FIFA codes during Korea’s bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
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