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An ethics committee barred longtime FIFA President Joseph “Sepp” Blatter (pictured) and Michel Platini, president of the Union of European Football Associations, from the sport for eight years for ethics violations in connection with a $2 million payment that Blatter made to Platini in 2011.

Soccer under siege

Though top FIFA officials have been barred on ethics charges, global game needs reform and accountability, Harvard analyst says