Banned ex-FIFA No 2 Valcke appeals 10-year ban

Jerome Valcke (AFP)
Jerome Valcke (AFP)

Lausanne - Former FIFA No 2 Jerome Valcke is taking his ten-year world soccer ban to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer told AFP on Monday.

Valcke, who worked with Sepp Blatter from 2003-2015, was banned for failing to cooperate with investigators, the resale of World Cup tickets and inflated expenses.

"I lodged an appeal November 2, Valcke's lawyer Stephane Ceccaldi told AFP, confirming news reported by French daily Le Monde.

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