Panama Papers: Messi, FIFA and Platini named
Football players and administrators, politicians and dozens of billionaires were among those named and shamed in what looks to be the biggest ever leak of inside information in history.
Covering 40 years of emails, financial records and passport details, an investigation by more than 100 media groups shows how some of the world's most powerful people have secreted away their money in offshore jurisdictions
The Panama Papers have which have been disclosed through Panamanian based law firm Mossack Fonseca have cast a shadow on the financial dealings of some of the richest people on the planet.
Suspended UEFA chief Michel Platini, who is serving a six-year ban from football for over a $2 million payment from FIFA president Sepp Blatter, turned to Mossack Fonseca to help him administer an offshore company created in Panama in 2007.