UEFA President Michel Platini has announced that he will stand for the FIFA Presidency to take over from Sepp Blatter in 2016.
The elections are scheduled to take place on February 26th 2016, all candidates have to be registered by October 26th 2015.
Platini had the following to say:
“There are times in life when you have to take your destiny into your own hands. I am at one of those decisive moments, at a juncture in my life and in events that are shaping the future of FIFA.”