Associated Press  |  Last updated September 17, 2013
UEFA President Michel Platini will wait until next year before deciding whether to run for the FIFA presidency. ''I will take my decision during or after the World Cup in Brazil and not before,'' Platini told European football leaders on Tuesday. ''I have not yet decided what I will do in the future and I want to have a few additional months to think. The FIFA election is in May 2015, and President Sepp Blatter could yet seek a fifth term in office. Blatter told UEFA members in 2011 that he would not stay in office beyond 2015, when he would be 79, but has since suggested he could stand again. Platini, once a Blatter protege and long seen as the natural heir at FIFA, said it would be ''egotistical'' to make his potential candidacy a priority in world football. The France great addressed UEFA's 54 member federations and its executive committee to begin a four-day gathering in Dubrovnik, Croatia. They will consider Europe's position on an expected FIFA decision next month that t...
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