Candidates for the office of Fifa president, for the executive committee and for the chairmen, deputy chairmen and members of the audit and compliance committee and the judicial bodies: 1. Only the members may propose candidatures for the office of Fifa president. A candidature for the office of Fifa president shall only be valid if supported by a total of at least five members. Members must notify the Fifa general secretariat, in writing, of a candidature for the Fifa presidency at least four months before the start of the congress, together with the declarations of support of at least five members. A candidate for the office of Fifa president shall have played an active role in Association Football (eg, as a player or an official within Fifa, a confederation or an association, etc) for two of the last five years before being proposed as a candidate.
MASTER French ace Michel Platini in his playing days. He has now set his sights on football’s top job – the Fifa presidency