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FILE - In this May 29, 2015 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter, left, UEFA President Michel Platini, center, and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, right, are engaged in conversation during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 file photo FIFA provisionally banned President Sepp Blatter, UEFA President Michel Platini and the former secretary general Valcke for 90 days. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)

With no interim leader named, UEFA defends President Michel Platini despite 90-day suspension

Still defiant, UEFA is standing by its man. Although Michel Platini was handed a 90-day suspension by FIFA, banning him from all soccer-related activity, the home page of UEFA's corporate website on Friday still had a smiling photo and statement from the man they continue to call president. "This is because the UEFA executive committee is aware that the UEFA president will immediately take all n…