Platini: Champions League ‘destroyed’ competitions

UEFA President Michel Platini says the Champions League has

”killed off, destroyed” other European competitions.

Platini tells German daily Bild that Europe’s second club

competition, the Europa League, has been damaged by the dominance

of the Champions League.

The Frenchman says UEFA wants to ”enhance the Europa League


Platini also defends his support for the 2022 World Cup in

Qatar, suggesting it is held in winter to avoid summer temperatures

and that neighboring states also host the tournament.

Platini says he has not yet decided whether to run for the FIFA

presidency in 2015.