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FIFA World Cup 2010: Jean-Pierre Escalettes Resigns As FFF President

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JUNE 26: Players of France gather minutes before their match against Argentina during the Bicentenario Cup Test Match at Velez Sarsfield stadium on June 26, 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Javier Bulon/Getty Images)
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Roberto Alvarez-GallosoChief Writer IDecember 12, 2016

Jean-Pierre Escalettes has just announced his resignation as president of the French Football Federation (FFF). The breaking news comes in the wake of the spectacular defeat of the French in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

In the wake of the resignation announcement and the possible investigation of the FFF by French President Nicholas Sarkozy, FIFA has warned France it could face action if there is government intervention in the FFF.

There will be more news when more information is received.

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