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NYON, SWITZERLAND - European football's governing body UEFA on Friday approved the use of vanishing spray to police free-kicks in Champions League and Europa League matches from the start of the 2014-15 season. 

A referee for the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup uses vanishing spray during a preparation seminar at Centro de Futebol Zico in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 6, 2014. (AFP photo)

"This spray is very useful," UEFA president Michel Platini said after the decision by the UEFA referees committee to approve the spray.

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