The UEFA president says his suspension is a "kick in the teeth" but promises to fight on.
Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
"I will fight this to the end," he said.
The football governance careers of both men are almost certainly over, following the momentous decision.
Charged with extorting teammate Mathieu Valbuena, Karim Benzema is suspended indefinitely.
Where does it leave your club in Europe?
Two vice presidents of soccer's international governing body were among those named in corruption probe.
Arrests are believed to be linked to ongoing investigation into racketeering, money laundering and fraud
Two Neville brothers are both now at the La Liga side, with Phil staying in charge for next match
Many places are still up in the air as the competition enters its final round of group matches
Hong Kong fans held up signs reading "Hong Kong is not part of China" during the World Cup qualifier
The UEFA president is alleged to have received a $2 million payment from Sepp Blatter in 2011
The suspended FIFA president says he was close to death following a collapse in November
Authorities also reportedly searched the president's house.
Eight candidates have publicly declared their intention to succeed the outgoing FIFA president.
The two were engulfed by scandal as their sport faces criminal investigations in Switzerland and the U.S.
Some surprising names have apparently made the long list for world football's top prize.
Jerome Valcke has been accused of taking part in a deal to sell World Cup tickets above face value.
The value of player salaries increased by 33 percent between 2013 and 2014.
Israel permits Hebron's Al-Ahly to play Gaza's Shejaia in Palestine Cup final after Palestinian FA complain to FIFA.
The soccer organization's 209 delegates will vote for a new leader on February 26, 2016.
The news came six days after former FIFA executive Jeffrey Webb had agreed not to fight his extradition.
Although the U.S. women's national team captured soccer's most coveted trophy, they will still earn far less than the U.S. men.
Harold Mayne-Nicholls was hired to inspect the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting candidates.