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Platini Wants to Tone Down Politics at FIFA

Michel Platini wants politics to play a lesser role at FIFA if he is elected its next president.   Platini is the front-runner to replace Sepp Blatter in February, and said that with him in command, FIFA would be only about football, not political deal-making.   "We have to care about the game, not politics,'' Platini told The Associated Press on Thursday, just a few hours before the start of FIFA's executive committee in Zurich. "With me, there won't...

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