Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his six-year ban from the sport.
Vassilios Skouris of Greece, a former president of the European Court of Justice, was elected head of FIFA's ethics committee on Thursday.
FIFA's ethics watchdog imposed a warning and 7,000 Swiss franc ($7,055) fine on German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer for stonewalling an investigation.
Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke became the latest high-profile soccer official to be sidelined from the sport when he was banned for 12 years after causing "considerable financial" damage to soccer's governing body.
FIFA's ethics watchdog has extended Secretary General Jerome Valcke's suspension from world soccer as it prepares a ruling over accusations of corruption involving the sale of World Cup tickets.