2009 Photo Contest, Sports, 3rd prize

Paolo Verzone

Agence Vu / Grazia Neri for Le Monde 2

27 January, 2008

Michel Platini watches the final of the Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltic States Cup. Michel Platini, the president of UEFA, European football's governing body, paid an official visit to Russia and the European Council in Strasbourg. The former French player oversees an annual budget of over € 820 million.

About the photographer

Paolo Verzone

For almost 30 years, Paolo Verzone has been photographing the world around him. At his beginnings, he covers the news as it appears in the pages of European and international mag...

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