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Our Champion for Peace

Blaise Matuidi

I am convinced that sport and its ideals can be life-changing for the greatest number of people, especially vulnerable young people, because it makes it possible to transmit fundamental values such as respect, tolerance and fair play.


Blaise Matuidi plays profesionnal football for Juventus and France national team as a midfielder. He began his football career playing for amateur clubs in Île-de-France region but he made his international debut in September 2010 in a UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying match. Ever since, he has been a key player in numerous international championships, including 2018 FIFA World Cup that he won in July 2018.
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age

32

Country

FRANCE

sport

FOOTBALL

Achievements

2018 FIFA World Cup Champion

Blaise Matuidi, Champion of the year 2018

Blaise Matuidi received the Champion of the Year Award during the Peace and Sport Regional Forum 2018 in Rhodes, Greece. This title was the recognition of his commitment to children and the most disadvantaged, through his association “Les Tremplins Blaise Matuidi” which he created in 2016. The football player also made a call to footballers to commit themselves in social causes.

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