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French FA offices raided in Blatter case

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Geneva - French authorities have seized documents from the country's football federation in connection with the Swiss criminal investigation targeting former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, Switzerland said on Wednesday.

The search was conducted Tuesday - two days before Blatter's 80th birthday - with Swiss officials present while French investigators searched the French Football Federation (FFF) headquarters.

Documents in connection with Blatter's infamous 2.0 million Swiss franc payment to UEFA's fallen president Platini of France, "were seized" in the search, the office of Switzerland's attorney general said in a statement.

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