10 Sep 2015

Prince of Jordan to stand for FIFA presidency

10:34 am on 10 September 2015

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussain of Jordan has announced he'll stand for the presidency of football's world governing body, FIFA, when its controversial current chief, Sepp Blatter, steps down.

Prince Ali pushed Mr Blatter to a second round of voting in May, before standing aside.

Head of the European football body Michel Platini has also declared his intention to run.