UEFA boss Platini hospitalized after fainting

July 10, 2010 06:38

President of the Union of European Football Association Michel Platini has been hospitalized after after collapsing in a restaurant on Friday.

Platini fainted but initial tests at the hospital showed his condition was not serious, Platini's special adviser William Gaillard told the Associated Press from London.In a statement, UEFA said Platini was taken to hospital as a precaution.

"Contrary to some media reports, no signs of any heart-related problems have been found and Mr Platini will be kept overnight for observation as a precautionary measure," the statement said.

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