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UEFA president Platini sees final challenge ahead in 2019

UEFA President Michel Platini laughs during a news conference at the end of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Platini was re-elected as UEFA president for a third four-year term. He was unopposed to extend his presidential reign, which started in 2007, and was acclaimed by the leaders of UEFA's 54 member federations.(AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Michel Platini has his eye on one last challenge in 2019, the year FIFA will elect its president.

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Michel Platini re-elected as UEFA president for 3rd term

UEFA President Michel Platini waits for the start of the 39th Ordinary UEFA Congress in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Michel Platini was re-elected as UEFA president on Tuesday, and two critics of Sepp Blatter were chosen to join the FIFA executive committee.

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